Torvalds, Larry Wall, Phil Zimmerman, Guido Van Rossum, and John Video Timings HOWTO, and the How up the hardware, acquired and configured the OS, designed and CCIL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization am a credited coauthor of this edition. principally responsible for EMACS Lisp maintenance between December thousand users and was gaining about fifty a week. Every time I do, 20 people beg me to stop." In “The Cathedral and the Bazaar” Eric Raymond provides an outline of 19 lessons he has learned from his participation in the open source community. [2] He has also contributed code and content to the free software video game The Battle for Wesnoth. [1] In 1990, noting that the Jargon File had not been maintained since about 1983, he adopted it. (the name "J. E. Lapin" As 3D printers become less expensive and more ubiquitous, this could be a major step in the right direction. Prentice-Hall Software series, 249pp. The author of the famous "Cathedral and Bazaar" paper is widely considered to be the leading Linux evangelist and a spokesman for the Open Source movement. edition was cited in Newsweek. ", "Meet the campaign connecting affluent techies with progressive candidates around the country", "The Decline and Fall of Eric S. 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I maintain quite a lot of open-source software, FAQs, and HTML documents, so this site is rather complex. other popular and technical magazines. Undergraduate studies (including some graduate-level courses) in He first presented his thesis at the annual Linux Kongress on May 27, 1997. In 1997, he published The Cathedral and the Bazaar (CatB), his seminal analysis of why the open-source development approach works so well. I have been an active member of the GNU project, and was (USENET), "C-INTERCAL", an INTERCAL-to-C compiler. He wrote a guidebook for the Roguelike game NetHack. rules for simulation of Napoleonic-era naval warfare. The Jargon File contains a bunch of definitions of the term ‘hacker’, most having to do with technical adeptness and a delight in solving problems and overcoming limits. The Waite Group's 1987 book The UNIX Papers (ISBN and the high-performance SGCS X server. InterLink as a major factor in their decision to release their client completed. Linux is subversive. This forwarding mail from POP2/POP3/IMAP mailservers. I was also the I told them. I was also the keynote speaker at Open Source Developer Day in Who Is ESR? Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR, is an American software developer, open-source software advocate, and author of the 1997 essay and 1999 book The Cathedral and the Bazaar. About Eric S. Raymond Every time you use a Web browser, locate yourself on Google Maps, draw money from an ATM, or play on a game console, you rely on computer code I wrote and gave away. Since this event I have been an invited Freeware Summit in April 1998. Internet for the technical staff and research scientists. novel (SF, titled Shadows and Stars) nearly Firearms! extensions to multi-volume operation) and in the ANSI X3J11 Draft heavy weapons, and am studying aikido), firearms (especially target System and network administration, including DNS and Ethernet Full Circle (Third Day Records, 1995). A rewrite of the USENET netnews software. perform with local bands in the Chester County area). during the dot-com era. I specified and set My paper, The book seems well on its way towards becoming an institution, and "[22] In the same essay he said that the "logic of the system" puts developers into "dysfunctional roles", with bad code the result. needed administrative services. [18] It first appeared in his book The Cathedral and the Bazaar. My responsibilities during this period have included: My home computer is a PCI-bus Pentium 133 running Red Hat compose on flute, guitar, hand drums and voice, and occasionally appearing on the cover was a corporate fiction). I wrote the IEEE reference implementation of PILOT. Raymond is a member of the Libertarian Party. August 1998 and at the 7th Python Conference in November 1998. through its record-breaking IPO in December 1999. "[28][29] Progressive campaign The Great Slate was successful in raising funds for candidates in part by asking for contributions from tech workers in return for not posting similar quotes by Raymond. His family moved to Pennsylvania in 1971. Email me. I earned a design assistance credit in the 6.1 edition of (NASDAQ symbol LNUX), a leading Linux hardware and systems company [14] (Raymond attributed this rejection to "kernel list politics",[15] but Linus Torvalds said in a 2007 mailing list post that as a matter of policy, the development team preferred more incremental changes.) A Song of Gods Gone Mad (Daystar Records, 1980), and I CATB: Cathedral and the Bazaar (Eric S. Raymond essay) CATB: Cooperative Avionics Test Bed: CATB: Charlie and the Bhoys (Celtic band) CATB: Combat Aviation Training Brigade: CATB: Combat Arms Training Board: CATB: Combined Arms Test Bed: CATB: Combined Arms Training Board: CATB: Civil Aviation Transition Branch [10]:190, From the late 1990s onward, due in part to the popularity of his essay, Raymond became a prominent voice in the open source movement. Who would have thought even five years ago (1991) that a world-class operating system could coalesce as if by magic out of part-time hacking by several thousand developers scattered all over the planet, connected only by the tenuous strands of the Internet? The Cathedral and the Bazaar is a collection of essays originally meant for programmers and technical managers, written by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods, based on his observations of the Linux kernel development process and his experiences managing an open source project, fetchmail. ncurses, a screen-handling library with an API compatible with protection, content control, etc. I co-founded and served as president until 2005 of the Open Source Initiative, a This isn't the Eric Raymond page, it's the Eric S. Raymond page. "Windows-Plus" for VAX-11/750 under 4.1BSD and the PC/AT under "[26][27], Raymond has claimed that "Gays experimented with unfettered promiscuity in the 1970s and got AIDS as a consequence", and that "Police who react to a random black male behaving suspiciously who might be in the critical age range as though he is an near-imminent lethal threat, are being rational, not racist. Chester County, Pennsylvania. will probably outlive my tenure as editor. page. conferences. As one of five directors I helped steer VA Numerous fund-raising presentations to corporate book reached #7 on the New York Times's list of business-book including common-carrier vs. publisher status, liability The "very seductive" moral and ethical rhetoric of Richard Stallman and the Free Software Foundation fails, he said, "not because his principles are wrong, but because that kind of language ... simply does not persuade anybody".[21]. Close Action (Tempest Games), a highly-regarded set of paper was subsequently described by Netscape Communications, Inc., He later expanded the essay into a book, The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary, in 1999. Raymond became a high-profile representative of the open source movement, and is today one of its most recognized and controversial characters. The second edition of The New Hacker's Dictionary I was selected to be a member of the program committee for the Gilmore. Hamerly, Jim, Paquin, Tom and Walton, Susan; This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 03:49. Unix Hardware Buyer's HOWTO, the XFree86 Linux Showcase, and the first Perl Conference in 1997. contributor), "keybind", a utility for remapping SVr3 and XENIX keyboards. (Emacs 19). ", "Linus Torvalds targeted by honeytraps, claims Eric S. Raymond", "Is This Crazy Anti-Feminist Rumor the Platonic Ideal of the Men's-Rights Internet? In August 1993 the second Eric Raymond: Licensing How to (2002) (catb.org) 1 point by xoa 60 days ago | past | web | 1 comment: How to Ask Questions the Smart Way (catb.org) 2 points by vincent_s 60 days ago | past | web: Weaknesses of the Hacker Personality (catb.org) 1 point by s3arch 71 days ago | past | web: Duff’s Device (catb… My ten-years-on retrospective on how far we've come since 1998. Contract software design and development for various local For other uses, see, Writings posted or archived on his website, reliable, independent, third-party sources, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Free for All: How LINUX and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans, "A Guide to the Mazes of Menace (Guidebook of Nethack)", "Citations for "The Cathedral And The Bazaar, "Open Source Initiative (OSI) Announces expanded programs, counsel, AND board", "Co-founder of OSI Banned From Mailing Lists", "Internal Memo Shows Microsoft Executives' Concern Over Free Software", "Interview: Eric Raymond goes back to basics", "People at Gna! I conceived and edited The New Hacker's Dictionary Welcome to my piece of the Web. He remains active in OSI, but stepped down as president of the initiative in February 2005. He is a gun rights advocate. mathematics and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. 40,000 copies. The Setup interview They wanted to know what I use to get work done. Linux. Matasano Security employee and Great Slate fundraiser Thomas Ptacek said, "I’ve been torturing Twitter with lurid Eric S. Raymond quotes for years. For more recent projects, see my software implemented most of our custom software, and held primary : Eric S. Raymond Profile", Richard Stallman, Free Software, and Copyleft, "Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide? As head of the Open Source Initiative, he argued that advocates should focus on the potential for better products. 06722-25786, 517pp) features a paper by me entitled The [9] Hahn would later describe the 1999 book as "clearly influential". Co-responsibility for decisions on numerous policy issues, Understanding UNIX was the lead article of a [16], Raymond is the main developer of NTPSec, a "secure, hardened replacement" for the Unix utility NTP. proposed UNIX standard (re tape archive backup formats and Recruitment and management of a team of between four and six [17], Raymond coined an aphorism he dubbed Linus's law, inspired by Linus Torvalds: "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow". [11] In early March 2020, he was removed from two Open Source Initiative mailing lists due to posts that violated the OSI's Code of Conduct.[12]. I maintain fetchmail, a freeware utility for retrieving and Resume of Eric Steven Raymond. first Conference on Freely Redistributable Software, held in Boston The technical design of the entire project. I was one of the invitees at Tim O'Reilly's history-making came out September 1993 and, so far, has been equally successful. wargaming, writing, martial arts (I hold a World Tae-Kwon-Do At last count, it had over two I In 2000–2002 he created Configuration Menu Language 2 (CML2), a source code configuration system; while originally intended for the Linux operating system, it was rejected by kernel developers. The original Jargon File was a collection of terms from technical cultures such as the MIT AI Lab, the Stanford AI Lab and others of the old ARPANET AILISPPDP-10 communities, including Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Carnegie Mellon University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. CML2, a replacement configuration system for the Linux kernel This book received edition of Learning GNU Emacs, ISBN 0-937175-84-6. released the ill-fated PC Junior that week. Eric Raymond. the project's only full-time member. [20], Raymond has had a number of public disputes with other figures in the free software movement. in Wired (August 1996) and People I have the following miscellaneous other credits: Language I originated has been incorporated in the POSIX Draft In 1999, O'Reilly associates published my three essays on the latest version is available at Cathedral (band), a British metal band Mr. Raymond, while I always welcome customer feedback and analyze it for opportunities to improve our operations, I will not entertain customers who verbally berate, belittle, or otherwise use profanity directed at my employees or our company. After: Raymond became for a number of years a high-profile representative of the open source movement. responsibility for administration until mid-October 1994. I am a member of Merrill Lynch's Technology Advisory Board. speaker on various aspects of open source at dozens of technical In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary. [5], Raymond began his programming career writing proprietary software, between 1980 and 1985. (credited contributor), "NetHack 3.0" for many UNIX systems, via USENET (credited This has been accepted for the 2.5 http://www.catb.org/~esr/ , OpenSource / FreeSoftware and Linux promoter, commentator on TheHalloweenDocument s leaked from MicrosoftCorporation . (USENET), "spkr", a speaker-control device driver for UNIX machines (now This (USENET), "nrtools", tools for using dot-matrix printers with nroff. hacker community and business with the aim of spreading the Work of the O'Reilly book also lead to updates of the CatB and HtN: [ERS1999b] Eric S. Raymond -- A new version of `Homesteading the Noosphere' is available [ESR1999c] New release of The Cathedral and the Bazaar is available. [4] He developed cerebral palsy at birth; his weakened physical condition motivated him to go into computing. attracted national attention in the Internet Service Provider Bazaar. System V curses(3). Linux Today Eric Raymond -- On Originality and the Bazaar management on a multi-host network with 56K to the Internet. If you are looking at a paper snapshot, (October 1996). My interests (outside of computers) include science fiction, I have a In November 1996 O'Reilly Associates published the second work. Metalab site. Budgeting and planning for the project's technical side. The Jargon File is a glossary and usage dictionary of slang used by computer programmers. In early 1998, I was the editor of Linux Other invitees included Linus by Red Hat Software. businesses including a medical practice, a newspaper, a The Cathedral And The Bazaar, was very well received. The Cathedral and the Bazaar, an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods . open-source development as The Cathedral and the XENIX. gud.el, interactive symbolic debugger control from EMACS (Emacs [3], Raymond was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1957 and lived in Venezuela as a child. If his is also S, then create Eric S. Raymond (aviator), and link to it from the top of this page like the other disambig link. An Ask Me Anything in which I divagate about languages, sanity in software architecture, my first hardware design, and many other topics. Read the article at http://www.catb.org/esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/homesteading/index.html Background In “Homesteading the Noosphere,” Eric Raymond gives a fascinating overview of the motivations and unofficial organizing principles of the software hacker culture which, he argues, are rooted in Lockean principles of ownership. Software Release Practice HOWTO, the So You Want To Be A UNIX Wizard? special section, and only missed being the cover story because IBM [23] He has endorsed the open source firearms organization Defense Distributed, calling them "friends of freedom" and writing "I approve of any development that makes it more difficult for governments and criminals to monopolize the use of force. Design and implementation of InterLink, a multi-user UNIX BBS Raymond has asked Google to update their pages, to no avail. In a 2008 essay he defended programmers' right to issue work under proprietary licenses: "I think that if a programmer wants to write a program and sell it, it's neither my business nor anyone else's but his customer's what the terms of sale are. "UNBASIC" for TRS-80 models I, II and III. Hacker History And Culture: How To Become A Hacker Because I maintain the Jargon File, I am often asked this question by eager network newbies. open-source development method. Raymond's 2003 book The Art of Unix Programming discusses user tools for programming and other tasks. Assemblers The JUG interview. . Unix and Internet Fundamental HOWTO, the Eric Raymond Eric S. Raymond the MargaretMead of the OpenSource movement. 501(c)3 educational organization that builds bridges between the used in FreeBSD). It is estimated that as of March 2018 over $30,000 has been raised in this way. It appears that there was some sort of dispute between Eric Raymond and the owner of the tuxedo.org domain. In 1998 Raymond received and published a Microsoft document expressing worry about the quality of rival open-source software. [13] He named this document, together with others subsequently leaked, "The Halloween Documents". FAQ and HOWTO resources maintained by Eric S. Raymond. FAQ I maintain numerous other well-regarded FAQ and HOWTO documents, Proposed C Standard (re the asm() optional extension). In the world of hackers, the kind of answers you get to your technical questions depends as much on the way you ask the questions as on the difficulty of developing the answer.This guide will teach you how to ask questions in a way more likely to get you a satisfactory answer. including the My technical tutorial The Hitchhiker's Guide to X386 Video Sales to date are about I was an invited speaker at Linux Kongress '97, the Atlanta I have never taken any courses in computer science or software I was a member of the Board of Directors of VA Linux Systems Without Ulcers was for years standard course material at the (aka The Loginataka), the Federation 1st Dan Black Belt, have fought in battleline with SCA manufacturer. The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary (abbreviated CatB), Eric Raymond's 1997 essay and 1999 book on software methods, including the Cathedral model of software development; Music Groups. "[6], In 1996 Raymond took over development of the open-source email software "popclient", renaming it to Fetchmail. Magazine, Byte, PC World, (USENET). Some versions of NetHack still include Raymond's guide. In September 1993, I co-founded Chester County InterLink (CCIL) I ran workshops there on Emacs and pushed beyond 1994's state-of-the-art in BBS systems and has Many of the new features in Emacs 19 were my Eric S. Raymond (often called ESR; born 4 December 1957) is an American writer and computer programmer.He became famous when he picked up maintenance of The Jargon File.. References エリック・レイモンド(英語: Eric Steven Raymond 、1957年12月4日 - )は、アメリカ合衆国のプログラマ、作家。 オープンソースのスポークスマン的な役割を果たしている。名前の頭文字を並べた ESR の呼び名も知られている。 I remain enthusiastic reviews in The New York Times, PC The essay was based in part on his experience in developing Fetchmail. The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary (abbreviated CatB) is an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods, based on his observations of the Linux kernel development process and his experiences managing an open source project, fetchmail.It examines the struggle between top-down and bottom-up design. Eric S. Raymond's Home Page Home page Site Map What's New Software Projects HOWTOs Essays Personal Weblog For Journalists Freedom! I think it now better represents Eric's departure from the spotlight in recent years. document and readily downloadable. (principal co-developer). I was the principal researcher and author of Portable C as its Technical Director. Eric Raymond is a very controversial figure. Undercover, the compendium of Linux documentation published Future of UNIX and Open Systems Standards. [2] In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary. Timing (or, Tweaking Your Monitor Modes for Fun and Profit) is (MIT Press, 1991, ISBN 0-262-18145-2). To Become A Hacker FAQ. 44 Eric Raymond, “The Magic Cauldron” Read the article at http://www.catb.org/esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/magic-cauldron/ Background. [30], Raymond describes himself as neo-pagan. CatB may refer to: . As I know, Linux intentionally avoids the switch from GPLv2 to GPLv3. Eric S. Raymond's list of outdated, obscure, or deliberately unusable programming languages, compilers, and interpreters. I have appeared as a supporting artist on two record albums: The Internet was built by people like me. Study in Princeton, New Jersey. I have twice been a guest lecturer at the Institute For Advanced [7] Soon after this experience, in 1997, he wrote the essay "The Cathedral and the Bazaar", detailing his thoughts on open-source software development and why it should be done as openly as possible (the "bazaar" approach). chartered to provide free InterNet access to the residents of Paul Dourish maintains an archived original version of the Jargon File, because, he says, Raymond's updates "essentially destroyed what held it together. Boston Computer Society's technical seminars. major technical reviewer for the book. bestsellers. and tactical pistol shooting), epic poetry and music (I play and audiences. Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR, is an American software developer, open-source software advocate, and author of the 1997 essay and 1999 book The Cathedral and the Bazaar. 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