Published today on Reddheads: https://www.reddheads.com/bitcoin-consensus-really/
There is no way to fork BTC. There is a number, say $10M in market cap, cross that line and the base code is forevermore fixed.
ALT coins are the solution to fill voids not featured in BTC.
Unfortunately there’s a loud minority within BTC community that wants all market sectors (including micro transactions) and will likely kill their golden goose if a fork is attempted.
It is necessary to mention the fact that such elements are rather popular even today. Unfortunately, it is not too simple to start work with bitcoin. But if you have enough experience or just use special guides, it becomes easy to do.