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If we took Chromium's multiprocess code and put it in the WebKit tree after the Chrome folks specifically said they did not want to do that, that would have been super rude. Don't you think? That's why I say "hostile fork". I am judging our own path not chosen, and do not mean to cast aspersions on Google's actions.

To be clear, I do not consider Blink to be a hostile fork. I wish the Blink developers good luck & godspeed.

>that would have been super rude. Don't you think?

As long as the license allows it and the maintainer is not burdened in any way, no?


Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should. To do an action without considering the consequences is foolhardy.


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