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Old 08-02-2007, 08:43 AM   #1
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Question Open Source Grammar


Anyone knows what is "free fork" ?
 
Old 08-02-2007, 10:00 AM   #2
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fork that is free as beer
 
Old 08-03-2007, 01:31 AM   #3
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Lol. Ok I could figure that out. But it doesn't help mate. But apparently it is in the free software (open source) jargon!!!

Guess we should start an Open Source Dictionary or something!!
 
Old 08-03-2007, 01:34 AM   #4
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I assume that free fork refers to a free distribution that is derived from another one (itself free but maybe not).
 
Old 08-03-2007, 05:29 AM   #5
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Now, this makes more sense. Thanks Jay73.
 
  


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