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Best approach to combine frameworks in github?

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I'm new to git, and having done a fair bit of reading up I've set up a github account ready to get started.

I plan to combine elements of Inuit CSS ( ) with Bones ( ) to create my own starter framework for Wordpress projects.

My question is should I fork each of these projects and clone them locally, then edit/combine and upload to a new repository? The help info regarding forking appears to imply that you would fork a repository when you were looking to contribute to the original repository rather than create a derivative work, or perhaps that is just the most common use case?

The other option I can see is to just download the repository for each as a zip file, combine/edit and then upload them to a new repository.

Is there a benefit to either route or perhaps another approach that I might be missing?

posted Jun 7, 2013 by anonymous

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