"In the open-source world, it's fairly commonplace for
developers to modify an existing application and create a new
application. OpenBravo was initially based on Compiere, Lotus
Symphony is based on OpenOffice.org, and there are variations of
Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu,
Gobuntu, Mythbuntu, Gobuntu, Fluxbuntuneed the list go on?) as
developers modify the code for a more specialized system.
"We don't begrudge developers their fun, but Exherbo made us
pause. It shares a lot of concepts from Gentoo, but Exherbo's
developers claim that it is not a true Gentoo fork..."