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Governance without rules: How the potential for forking helps projects

Jan 21, 2019, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott K Peterson)

Although forking is undesirable, the potential for forking provides a discipline that drives people to find a way forward that works for everyone.

Forking an open source project is possible because all open source licenses permit making a copy of the source code and permit those receiving copies to make and distribute their modifications.

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