What Do Open Source and DevOps Have in
Eric S. Raymond
The VAR GuyWhat Do Open Source and DevOps Have in Common? A Lot, ActuallyThe VAR GuyThe modern incarnation of the open source movement arose from the idea that software production works best when a large, decentralized community (which Eric S. Raymond famously described as a "bazaar") collaborates on it. DevOps is similar in that it ...
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 11:14 am
2017 Boston Marathon results - Mass. - The
2017 Boston Marathon results - Mass.The Boston Globe5, 28, Eric Ashe, Boston, 28, 2:23:26. 6, 32, Jason M. Ayr, Allston, 29, 2:24:49. 7, 39, Joseph K. Carpenter, Cambridge ..... 179, 1,878, Emily S. Raymond, Cambridge, 35, 3:03:54. 180, 1,892, William Hirschfeld, Boston, 24, 3:04:03. 181, 1,897, Kie ...and more »
Posted on 17 May 2017 | 5:37 pm
Re: Technological Cheshire Cats TCCs - EE
Re: Technological Cheshire Cats TCCsEE TimesA similar sort of technique was used for variable-length records on magnetic tape. Many IBM shops simply used tapes as a way to keep punched cards that wouldn't turn into confetti in the readers, but others had more complicated data structures to transmit.and more »
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 9:26 am
Snowden praises open source for
ZDNetSnowden praises open source for protecting privacyZDNetSnowden quoted Eric S. Raymond's famous open-source comment: "Many eyes make all bugs shallow, but bugs still get through, and we get things like shell-shock. But, that's not an argument that we shouldn't use open source." The beauty is that the entire ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 9:50 am
Why the Largest Companies in the World Count
Why the Largest Companies in the World Count on Linux ServersLinux JournalTo quote Eric S. Raymond and the definition of Linus' Law in his book The Cathedral and the Bazaar : "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." As the project grew in lines of code, so did the number of developers and users touching it. These ...
Posted on 7 May 2017 | 7:14 pm
For open source legend Eric S. Raymond,
Eric S. Raymond
It took a while for Eric S. Raymond, one of the founding fathers of the open source movement, to prioritize the end user. But now that he has, he wants you to know how easy it can be. “Watch the users use your product,” he said, in his rather sweet tone.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:36 pm
Snappy by Appy Pie is a fantastic app
Yes, this is where things start to become an issue but thankfully for us Appy Pie has come to the rescue (I don’t apologize for the cliche statement…) Launched in 2013, Appy Pie took a completely different approach when it came to coding by offering ...
Posted on 17 June 2015 | 1:08 am
In a Swift move, open source & Linux
Yes, he did say Linux. It’s exciting to see the words Linux and Open ... Equipping the developer community with what it needs is the right way to go." When I asked Eric S Raymond, the author of The Cathedral and the Bazaar and renowned open source ...
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 4:06 am
The Zen Pagan: What Does It Mean For the
This one is long — crazy long — so I’m putting some housekeeping at the top before I lose you, dear reader. My deep thanks to departing Patheos Pagan managing editor Christine Hoff Kraemer for bringing me on board, and congratulations to Jason Mankey ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 1:03 am
Opinion: TrueCrypt and the Myth of
Raymond coined a phrase that he called Linus's Law: "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." So goes the standard argument in favor of open source – that more "eyeballs" make for better quality control and better security. It has become the ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 12:35 am