This is the first move by a high-profile open-source project to Microsoft's open-source code hosting site. I suspect this signals the open-source community's gradual thaw when it comes to Microsoft.
The software maker, whose CEO has called open-source code like that of Linux a "cancer," may have just become one of the world's biggest distributors of open-source software.
If Novell wants to be relevant they need to put a stake in the ground where Red Hat isn't already dominating. .NET is the answer.
The concept of "community" is all the rage these days, but it rarely presents itself as people suggest, and rarely delivers what its advocates believe.
Alfresco kicks tail. But don't take my word for it....