There is a project that has not been updated for 3 years, there is no license file there. How can I copy and develop it independently, making my own changes?
What is better, to make a fork or create a new repository with the original repository code for further rework?
I found some similar questions here, but there were other conditions. In the repository I need, there is no license or contributing file. Also I'm not sure that the author of the original repository will update it.