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Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?

Steve writes:
> The Unix world was badly hurt by deliberate code forking during the 80s.
> Those of us who lived through it are scared of a repeat.

I don't believe that a Free Software fork can cause such damage.  The Unix
wars of the eighties depended on closed-source licensing.  They also
resulted from deliberate policies of attempting to lock-in customers with
John Hasler

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