If I do not have a reason to suspect I will contribute to it again withing a week, I just delete it.

I do not like my repo list to be cluttered with repos that I am not significantly involved with. The same goes for other people's repo lists when I review job candidates.

 

If you plan to continue contributing to a project, keep the fork. Otherwise, no point cluttering up your disk or your account.

Classic DEV Post from May 18 '18

Why do employers check job candidates' GitHub profiles?

It seems to me like a pretty weak way to get an apples-to-apples impression of ...

Gerwin Bosch
Graduated Informatics students. Thesis project: Linkdale.org