|Subject:||Re: Help building Pen.el (GPT for emacs)|
|Date:||Sat, 17 Jul 2021 12:33:30 +1200|
On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 11:52:41AM +1200, Shane Mulligan wrote:
> Hi Stefan and dick,
> * Reponse to Stefan
> ** Capabilities of "GPT-3+vscode" (Copilot)
> Copilot uses a specialised version of GPT-3 called codex which is optimised
> to generate code.
GPT-3 is not free software . Only the service is accessible to us,
As for Copilot, one could even argue that it harvests  free software
at the costs of all of us.
As far as I am concerned, I'll put as much distance as I can between
myself and Copilot (or Github, for the same reasons).
I often asked myself how Github could have been worth $7 billion to
Microsoft. Now I begin to understand.
 "Microsoft announced on September 22, 2020 that it had licensed
'exclusive' use of GPT-3; others can still use the public API to
receive output, but only Microsoft has access to GPT-3’s underlying
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