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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 wrote:
> I don't believe that a Free Software fork can cause such damage. 

mag writes:
> Forks in OSS do have drawbacks, this is why they are generally frowned
> upon.

I agree that they may have drawbacks, but I don't believe that they can
cause the sort of damage that the Unix wars caused.
John Hasler 
Elmwood, WI USA

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