Some Prominent Open Source Forks

Posted by brideoflinux on Aug 8, 2012 10:35 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Chris Hall
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We’ve actually seen this theory in practice on numerous occasions, and it nearly always worked out just as Torvalds predicted. As an example, take the case of LibreOffice, which started as a fork of Most users agree that The Document Foundation has greatly improved on the original OOo code, so much so that many if not most OpenOffice users have made the switch to LibreOffice.

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