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May the Fork Be with You: A Short History of Open Source Forks – The New Stack

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/09/09

Every time there is a fork, and I think forks are actually good things, it means somebody sees a need and a technical reason to do something different from the standard kernel. But most forks are failures. They find that the things they needed were not actually worth doing and as a result, most forks die. — Linus Torvalds.

Many forks at May the Fork Be with You: A Short History of Open Source Forks – The New Stack [WayBack]

Notably missing: OpenSSL forks (especially since OpenSSH is mentioned).

–jeroen

via: Good overview by +Swapnil Bhartiya. I wish I’d written this one. – Joe C. Hecht – Google+ [WayBack]

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