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Anne Nicolas
Michael Scherer
Day Sunday
Room H.1302
Capacity 200
Start time 10:30
End time 11:00
Duration 00:30
Track CrossDistro devroom

The difficulty of forking

and why you should not do it, yet prepare for it

Forking a project is never an easy task both on social and technical level.

Mageia, like Libreoffice, is a big project born from a fork, and faced several issues regarding community and infrastructure. The lessons learned from forking can be generalized to any software project.

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