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Here's the details of what happened on Saturday when all our services went down:

Something about forking 

I still don't get why people view forking as something bad and make up shit like "hostile forking".

Forking is a right granted by the GPL (as well as all the permissive licenses like the BSD one) so that people may make their own modifications to a piece of software. This is in line with the BSD way of thinking, and also one of the prime features RMS was truly after when he came up with the GPL.

Whether this is beneficial to your project or not is irrelevant. It has nothing to do with being nice or being a shithead. Everyone has the right to fork your shit because you gave them the permission to do so when you picked the license. And that someone is now exercising their right to make their own modifications, for whatever reasons they might have.

"What about contribution?" That's project management. Ideally we'd all work together on the same team. But that's not always possible. And frankly, being able to fork and do your own thing is very liberating (which is kinda the point). And in the worst of cases, it's always possible to manually backport stuff from forks if needed. Time consuming? Yes. Necessary? Not always.

So really, there's no such thing as a hostile fork. Forking might happen because people don't agree with the main project's management style (see gogs and gitea), but that is a management problem. People might have good reasons to fork. Some might not. But they have the right to fork, the freedom to modify your software, for whatever reason they see fit. If that's an issue, you should consider changing licenses to a proprietary license where you can prevent forking.

Note: none of this is aimed at a particular group or project, it's just a common thing I keep seeing in the open source communities these days and it really irks me. People have the right to fork, why get angry about that? You picked an open source license, that's what you get.
How blessed is he whose transgression
is forgiven, Whose sin is covered!
How blessed is the man to whom
the Lord does not impute iniquity,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit!

Psalms 32:1-2

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