@requiem Now is the age of hosting your own gitea... or community ones you trust.
The silos will never be your friend.
@thegibson agreed, I’ve went full-circle with this. What sent me back to GitHub was the need to collaborate with people who only use GitHub.
Damned network effect.
Hmm. Firewalls again.
The compassion fatigue thing is a good point.
My current approach is to keep my Github account but minimize its use and both have a nice little note about ICE in my bio and at least mention that I'd prefer communicating on a better platform when I'm on an issue tracker.
For contributing to other people's code I just find an email address in the git log and send a patch.
The same approach might not work if you need to use it a lot, but keeping some of the pressure up (like bringing alternatives up on issue trackers in a non-offputting way) could help dismantle their power.