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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] Codebase forks (was The AFPL)

On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 02:16:42PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Micah J. Cowan (micah@cowan.name):
> > I always thought it odd that so many companies thinking about
> > embracing open source software seemed for some reason to be scared to
> > death of forks.
> It's partly a holdover instinct from the bad old days of proprietary
> Unix.  I wrote an essay on that subject, at a prior firm:
> "Fear of Forking" on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Licensing_and_Law/

Thanks much. Very informative, as usual!

Micah J. Cowan
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