Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Eric S. Raymond
Born: December 4, 1957, in Boston, Massachusetts
- Often referred to as ESR, is an American computer programmer, author, and open source software advocate, frequently quoted as an unofficial spokesman for the open source movement.
- Known for his 1990 edit and later updates of the Jargon File, currently in print as The New Hacker's Dictionary.
- Wrote CML2, a source code configuration system.
- Wrote a number of HOWTOs still included in the Linux Documentation Project.
- The New Hacker's Dictionary.
- The Cathedral and the Bazaar..
- The Art of Unix Programming.
"Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow"