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Re: [gnu.misc.discuss,gnu.emacs.gnus] Free software: Packagers vs Developers

Thomas Quinot <thomas@debian.org> writes:

> Le 1999-07-02, Per Abrahamsen écrivait :
> > I have suggested that people voluntarily stop forking projects, unless
> There exists a nuance between packaging a product and forking it.

If you read my initial four suggestions, the three last were simply
about making that distinction clear, and discourage hidden forks.

When forking is justified (and it happens), a new project should be
started with a new name.

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