Unix and Internet Fundamental HOWTO, the protection, content control, etc. incorporating theorem-proving. hacker community and business with the aim of spreading the completed. [13] He named this document, together with others subsequently leaked, "The Halloween Documents". If you want to know how to become a hacker, though, only two are really relevant. (credited contributor), "NetHack 3.0" for many UNIX systems, via USENET (credited Undergraduate studies (including some graduate-level courses) in FAQ and HOWTO resources maintained by Eric S. Raymond. proposed UNIX standard (re tape archive backup formats and Eric Raymond has played a key role in the history of open source. needed administrative services. The Internet was built by people like me. management on a multi-host network with 56K to the Internet. 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. The technical design of the entire project. am a credited coauthor of this edition. [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). I maintain fetchmail, a freeware utility for retrieving and Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Unix Hardware Buyer's HOWTO, the XFree86 manufacturer. 19). engineering. ", "Meet the campaign connecting affluent techies with progressive candidates around the country", "The Decline and Fall of Eric S. Raymond", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eric_S._Raymond&oldid=1000870272, Members of the Open Source Initiative board of directors, 21st-century American non-fiction writers, Articles lacking reliable references from July 2015, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Rather than take sides, I'd like to simply see the relevant URLs updated. 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. This has been accepted for the 2.5 I was also the keynote speaker at Open Source Developer Day in 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. [16], Raymond is the main developer of NTPSec, a "secure, hardened replacement" for the Unix utility NTP. Catb.org, the website of Eric S. Raymond; Cathepsin B, an enzymatic protein; Catfish and the Bottlemen, a British indie rock band (aka The Loginataka), the The JUG interview. I co-founded and served as president until 2005 of the Open Source Initiative, a (the name "J. E. Lapin" . [4] He developed cerebral palsy at birth; his weakened physical condition motivated him to go into computing. Eric Raymond. Torvalds, Larry Wall, Phil Zimmerman, Guido Van Rossum, and John I have the following miscellaneous other credits: Language I originated has been incorporated in the POSIX Draft 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. bestsellers. responsibility for administration until mid-October 1994. [1] In 1990, noting that the Jargon File had not been maintained since about 1983, he adopted it. contributor), "keybind", a utility for remapping SVr3 and XENIX keyboards. Gilmore. August 1998 and at the 7th Python Conference in November 1998. community. Email me. [2] He has also contributed code and content to the free software video game The Battle for Wesnoth. Other invitees included Linus I was selected to be a member of the program committee for the [3], Raymond was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1957 and lived in Venezuela as a child. Full Circle (Third Day Records, 1995). I wrote the IEEE reference implementation of PILOT. "UNBASIC" for TRS-80 models I, II and III. work. [30], Raymond describes himself as neo-pagan. ncurses, a screen-handling library with an API compatible with I have been an active member of the GNU project, and was Future of UNIX and Open Systems Standards. Cathedral (band), a British metal band (coauthor), "RVIEW Line Editor" for Burroughs B20 and B25 workstations. Hamerly, Jim, Paquin, Tom and Walton, Susan; This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 03:49. businesses including a medical practice, a newspaper, a donations. appearing on the cover was a corporate fiction). An Ask Me Anything in which I divagate about languages, sanity in software architecture, my first hardware design, and many other topics. [2] In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary. UNIX Review, IEEE Spectrum, and numerous compose on flute, guitar, hand drums and voice, and occasionally Freeware Summit in April 1998. In early 1998, I was the editor of Linux Prentice-Hall Software series, 249pp. Linux is subversive. Create a page for the aviator with his middle initial. Proposed C Standard (re the asm() optional extension). 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… I think it now better represents Eric's departure from the spotlight in recent years. [8] The internal white paper by Frank Hecker that led to the release of the Mozilla (then Netscape) source code in 1998 cited The Cathedral and the Bazaar as "independent validation" of ideas proposed by Eric Hahn and Jamie Zawinski. Eric S. Raymond's Home Page Home page Site Map What's New Software Projects HOWTOs Essays Personal Weblog For Journalists Freedom! My ten-years-on retrospective on how far we've come since 1998. (USENET), "nrtools", tools for using dot-matrix printers with nroff. Understanding UNIX was the lead article of a 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. (USENET), "spkr", a speaker-control device driver for UNIX machines (now I 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]. Co-responsibility for decisions on numerous policy issues, 9/8/2019 How To Become A Hacker www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html 3/19 The five-dots-in-nine-squares diagram that decorates this document is called a glider. 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. novel (SF, titled Shadows and Stars) nearly in Wired (August 1996) and People System V curses(3). Numerous fund-raising presentations to corporate open-source development method. [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. He wrote a guidebook for the Roguelike game NetHack. This At last count, it had over two heavy weapons, and am studying aikido), firearms (especially target I have never taken any courses in computer science or software and UNIX Systems Programming, ISBN 0-13-686494-5 from the came out September 1993 and, so far, has been equally successful. "[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. GPSD is a suite of tools for managing collections of GPS devices and other sensors related to navigation and precision timekeeping, including marine AIS (Automatic Identification System) radios and digital compasses. [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.) How to Learn Hacking Resume of Eric Steven Raymond. including common-carrier vs. publisher status, liability "[6], In 1996 Raymond took over development of the open-source email software "popclient", renaming it to Fetchmail. Eric Raymond is a very controversial figure. released the ill-fated PC Junior that week. 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 (MIT Press, 1991, ISBN 0-262-18145-2). My interests (outside of computers) include science fiction, perform with local bands in the Chester County area). I earned a design assistance credit in the 6.1 edition of 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. : Eric S. Raymond Profile", Richard Stallman, Free Software, and Copyleft, "Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide? wrote the expansion plan that secured us our first $16,000 in Raymond became a high-profile representative of the open source movement, and is today one of its most recognized and controversial characters. I conceived and edited The New Hacker's Dictionary including the Sales to date are about implemented most of our custom software, and held primary 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. As I know, Linux intentionally avoids the switch from GPLv2 to GPLv3. rules for simulation of Napoleonic-era naval warfare. A rewrite of the USENET netnews software. In November 1996 O'Reilly Associates published the second Eric S. Raymond's list of outdated, obscure, or deliberately unusable programming languages, compilers, and interpreters. included as an official part of the XFree86 distribution of X11R6 document and readily downloadable. (principal co-developer). edition of Learning GNU Emacs, ISBN 0-937175-84-6. (NASDAQ symbol LNUX), a leading Linux hardware and systems company Raymond's 2003 book The Art of Unix Programming discusses user tools for programming and other tasks. System and network administration, including DNS and Ethernet As head of the Open Source Initiative, he argued that advocates should focus on the potential for better products. 44 Eric Raymond, “The Magic Cauldron” Read the article at http://www.catb.org/esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/magic-cauldron/ Background. 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. Close Action (Tempest Games), a highly-regarded set of Eric Raymond Eric S. Raymond the MargaretMead of the OpenSource movement. The advent of the September 1996 third edition led to interviews 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? during the dot-com era. special section, and only missed being the cover story because IBM Internet for the technical staff and research scientists. After: Raymond became for a number of years a high-profile representative of the open source movement. extensions to multi-volume operation) and in the ANSI X3J11 Draft 1991 and June 1993. Chester County, Pennsylvania. I was one of the invitees at Tim O'Reilly's history-making Raymond is a member of the Libertarian Party. 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 Budgeting and planning for the project's technical side. He wrote a guidebook for the Roguelike game NetHack. It is estimated that as of March 2018 over $30,000 has been raised in this way. This book received [19]:30, Raymond has refused to speculate on whether the "bazaar" development model could be applied to works such as books and music, saying that he does not want to "weaken the winning argument for open-sourcing software by tying it to a potential loser". 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. used in FreeBSD). The Jargon File is a glossary and usage dictionary of slang used by computer programmers. In September 1993, I co-founded Chester County InterLink (CCIL) wargaming, writing, martial arts (I hold a World Tae-Kwon-Do 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. I specified and set I ran workshops there on Emacs and programmers, who have enhanced the system software and provided Since this event I have been an invited If you are looking at a paper snapshot, Maintainence and extension of the GNU Emacs editor. Boston Computer Society's technical seminars. To check it out, see. Matasano Security employee and Great Slate fundraiser Thomas Ptacek said, "I’ve been torturing Twitter with lurid Eric S. Raymond quotes for years. open-source development as The Cathedral and the will probably outlive my tenure as editor. Assemblers This If you are looking at a paper snapshot, the latest version is available at . 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. I through its record-breaking IPO in December 1999. (USENET). Every time I do, 20 people beg me to stop." (USENET), "C-INTERCAL", an INTERCAL-to-C compiler. and the high-performance SGCS X server. In 1999, O'Reilly associates published my three essays on Timing (or, Tweaking Your Monitor Modes for Fun and Profit) is 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. "Intelliterm" for IBM PC, TRS-80 Models I, III (coauthor), "6700 Standard-LISP" for Burroughs 6700/6800 mainframes The Cathedral And The Bazaar, was very well received. Contract software design and development for various local Interview with Eric S. Raymond: January 2008. I have twice been a guest lecturer at the Institute For Advanced 40,000 copies. For more recent projects, see my software He co-founded the Open Source Initiative in 1998, taking on the self-appointed role of ambassador of open source to the press, business and public. I was also the major technical reviewer for the book. speaker on various aspects of open source at dozens of technical Who Is ESR? by Red Hat Software. Metalab site. A Song of Gods Gone Mad (Daystar Records, 1980), and I was an invited speaker at Linux Kongress '97, the Atlanta Paul Dourish maintains an archived original version of the Jargon File, because, he says, Raymond's updates "essentially destroyed what held it together. other popular and technical magazines. 06722-25786, 517pp) features a paper by me entitled The vc.el, a version control front-end for RCS or SCCS under EMACS Firearms! I have appeared as a supporting artist on two record albums: 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. In May of 1997, Eric published an essay, "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" (CatB), explaining his theories of how free software (the only term for it, then) gets created, and why the process creates such good software so quickly, based on his experience managing a piece of utility software called Fetchmail (see Resources). [5], Raymond began his programming career writing proprietary software, between 1980 and 1985. http://www.catb.org/~esr/ , OpenSource / FreeSoftware and Linux promoter, commentator on TheHalloweenDocument s leaked from MicrosoftCorporation . Without Ulcers was for years standard course material at the I maintain numerous other well-regarded FAQ and HOWTO documents, up the hardware, acquired and configured the OS, designed and I was a member of the Board of Directors of VA Linux Systems Linux Showcase, and the first Perl Conference in 1997. The thematic thread running through each of these lessons is the superiority of open source and open coding over proprietary software. ", "Linus Torvalds targeted by honeytraps, claims Eric S. Raymond", "Is This Crazy Anti-Feminist Rumor the Platonic Ideal of the Men's-Rights Internet? My responsibilities during this period have included: My home computer is a PCI-bus Pentium 133 running Red Hat My paper, As 3D printers become less expensive and more ubiquitous, this could be a major step in the right direction. [18] It first appeared in his book The Cathedral and the Bazaar. CCIL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Linux. A second edition was released in January 2001. as its Technical Director. software as open source. Video Timings HOWTO, and the How conferences. [9] Hahn would later describe the 1999 book as "clearly influential". page. The Waite Group's 1987 book The UNIX Papers (ISBN Magazine, Byte, PC World, Bazaar. 501(c)3 educational organization that builds bridges between the "Rabbit 3270-Plus" for many UNIX systems (contributor), "UniPress EMACS V2" for many UNIX systems (credited that we use as our front end for ordinary user accounts. 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. His family moved to Pennsylvania in 1971. (October 1996). The Setup interview They wanted to know what I use to get work done. In the 1990s, he edited and updated the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary. enthusiastic reviews in The New York Times, PC Raymond has asked Google to update their pages, to no avail. (Emacs 19). "Windows-Plus" for VAX-11/750 under 4.1BSD and the PC/AT under chartered to provide free InterNet access to the residents of [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. The book seems well on its way towards becoming an institution, and gud.el, interactive symbolic debugger control from EMACS (Emacs 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. In 1997, he published The Cathedral and the Bazaar (CatB), his seminal analysis of why the open-source development approach works so well. [17], Raymond coined an aphorism he dubbed Linus's law, inspired by Linus Torvalds: "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow". 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! contributor), "GNU Emacs 18.5[2-8], 19, and 20" for many UNIX systems edition was cited in Newsweek. He remains active in OSI, but stepped down as president of the initiative in February 2005. Dave Winer authored two very interesting responses to CatB that Eric Raymond fail to acknowledge in his list of responses. I remain The Cathedral and the Bazaar, an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods . Software Release Practice HOWTO, the So You Want To Be A UNIX Wizard? book reached #7 on the New York Times's list of business-book I maintain quite a lot of open-source software, FAQs, and HTML documents, so this site is rather complex. Linux Today Eric Raymond -- On Originality and the Bazaar I am a member of Merrill Lynch's Technology Advisory Board. That is a more important core value of our company than the pursuit of revenue of any size. kernel. XENIX. Eric Raymond, a substantial contributor to the theory and conversation in the open source community, strikes again with his paper “The Magic Cauldron.” In August 1993 the second "[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. My technical tutorial The Hitchhiker's Guide to X386 Video Undercover, the compendium of Linux documentation published The essay has been widely cited. Design and implementation of InterLink, a multi-user UNIX BBS In 1998 Raymond received and published a Microsoft document expressing worry about the quality of rival open-source software. This isn't the Eric Raymond page, it's the Eric S. Raymond page. To Become A Hacker FAQ. "[24][25], In 2015 Raymond accused the Ada Initiative and other women in tech groups of attempting to entrap male open source leaders and accuse them of rape, saying "Try to avoid even being alone, ever, because there is a chance that a 'women in tech' advocacy group is going to try to collect your scalp. I was the principal researcher and author of Portable C He first presented his thesis at the annual Linux Kongress on May 27, 1997. As one of five directors I helped steer VA first Conference on Freely Redistributable Software, held in Boston the project's only full-time member. He is a gun rights advocate. I told them. FAQ I have a as a major factor in their decision to release their client truck-dispatch service, and a computer peripherals audiences. February 1996. It appears that there was some sort of dispute between Eric Raymond and the owner of the tuxedo.org domain. Many of the new features in Emacs 19 were my Some versions of NetHack still include Raymond's guide. attracted national attention in the Internet Service Provider 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. 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. CML2, a replacement configuration system for the Linux kernel 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. [5], American computer programmer, author, and advocate for the open source movement, "Eric Raymond" redirects here. Welcome to my piece of the Web. Federation 1st Dan Black Belt, have fought in battleline with SCA paper was subsequently described by Netscape Communications, Inc., 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。 The second edition of The New Hacker's Dictionary It is a single HTML forwarding mail from POP2/POP3/IMAP mailservers. the latest version is available at The essay was based in part on his experience in developing Fetchmail. and tactical pistol shooting), epic poetry and music (I play and keeper, the archivist's robot assistant used to maintain the InterLink 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. 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