• Why Eric Raymond isn’t the biggest dick in the world…

    by  • 12/19/2004 • geek • 0 Comments

    It sounds a little bit cold, but anyone who has met these guys or read their writing might understand just what Steve means when he says something like this

    But for every Linus Torvalds, who travels with his kids and his wife, isn’t a star and is refreshingly modest, there are 10 Eric Raymonds and Richard Stallmans. Now, Raymond isn’t the biggest dick in the Open Source world, mainly because Richard Stallman is still alive.

    He’s not wishing death on Stallman… at least I don’t think so. I suppose it wouldn’t be an unheard of reaction. I just thought that it was an amusing way of defending Eric in such a back-handed way.


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