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10 Interesting Open Source Software Forks and Why They Happened

Sep 11, 2008, 20:33 (1 Talkback[s])

"A benefit of open source software is the ability to take the code base of an application and develop it in a new direction. This is, as most of you probably know, called forking, and is very common in the open source community. For example, many Linux distributions can be traced back to either Debian, Fedora or Slackware."

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