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Webopedia Term of the Day: What Does Fork Mean?

Jun 16, 2010, 10:37 (0 Talkback[s])
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"To split source code into different development directions. Forking leads to the development of different versions of a program. Forking often occurs when the development of a piece of open source code has reached an impasse. The project is forked so that the code can be developed independently in different ways with different results. "

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