Eric S. Raymond
Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957 in Boston , Massachusetts ), also known as ESR , is an American author and software developer on the hacking and open source scene.
Raymond is responsible for many FAQs and Howtos , leads about 30 open source projects, writes books and is a blogger . He developed the C implementation of the INTERCAL programming language, temporarily looked after the mail transport program Fetchmail , worked on the GNU library ncurses and wrote a configuration tool called CML2 for the Linux kernel, which was unsuccessful due to negative feedback from the kernel hackers was granted. He is a co-founder of the Open Source Initiative (OSI).
Raymond wrote, among other things, the essay The Cathedral and the Bazaar (1997) ( The Cathedral and the Bazaar ), the book of the same name, as well as the essays Homesteading the Noosphere (about: occupation of the noosphere ), The Magic Cauldron ( The Magic Cauldron ) and Revenge of the hacker ( revenge of the hackers ), manages the online version of the New hacker's Dictionary ( jargon File ) and transferred the parable Standing on the shoulders of giants to the hacker culture . He caused a stir with the publication of internal Microsoft papers ( Halloween documents ) and thus further fueled the public competition between the Windows and Linux operating systems .
Since the late 1990s, Raymond has become one of the most famous and controversial figures in the open source movement. He is committed to the ideals of libertarianism and is a strong advocate of the right to gun ownership . He supports the Libertarian Party .
Eric Raymond made several appearances in the Linux documentation Revolution OS .
- The New Hacker's Dictionary. 3rd edition. MIT Press, Cambridge MA et al. 1996, ISBN 0-262-68092-0 , website .
The Cathedral & the Bazaar. Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary. Revised edition. O'Reilly & Associates, Beijing et al. 2001, ISBN 0-596-00108-8 .
- Publication of the book in XML or PostScript format on his homepage (including translations)
- The Art of UNIX Programming. Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston MA et al. 2003, ISBN 0-13-142901-9 ( Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series ), website and updated full text .
- Literature by and about Eric S. Raymond in the catalog of the German National Library
- Eric S. Raymond's website , list of his texts
- Eric S. Raymond's weblog
- Online publications:
- Hacker emblem - German translation
- The enchanted cauldron, June 1999. It is about the practical effects of the development of free software .
- How to ask questions correctly - German translation
- ↑ a b The enchanted cauldron. From the American by Reinhard Gantar. June 1999, archived from the original on March 15, 2016 ; accessed on June 4, 2016 .
- ↑ http://www.catb.org/~esr/netfreedom/
|SURNAME||Raymond, Eric S.|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Raymond, Eric Steven|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American author and programmer in the hacker and open source scene|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th December 1957|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Boston|