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Re: [Chicken-hackers] Distributed egg repo proposal

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] Distributed egg repo proposal
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:19:53 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Peter Bex scripsit:

> It's long been general wisdom that forking should be avoided at all
> costs, not because of technical reasons but because of social reasons.

Well, not at *all* costs.  Some forks are essential, like gcc/egcs and
XFree86/  The list of stable forks is very small, maybe a dozen:
FreeBSD/NetBSD, NetBSD/OpenBSD, byacc/bison, Emacs/XEmacs are the ones
that come to mind right away.

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