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April 18, 2011, 06:58:03 AM

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For the record: I sure hope not.
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April 18, 2011, 10:05:57 AM

There are different kinds of forks. A block chain fork almost definitely sucks. Forks of the software that use the same protocol and interact fine are a good thing. They make the network more robust and lessen the potential damage of a bug in one of them.

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