The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

Eric S. Raymond


Open resource offers the aggressive virtue within the net Age. in accordance with the August Forrester document, fifty six percentage of IT managers interviewed at worldwide 2,500 businesses are already utilizing a few form of open resource software program of their infrastructure and one other 6 percentage will set up it within the subsequent years. This progressive version for collaborative software program improvement is being embraced and studied through the various largest gamers within the high-tech undefined, from solar Microsystems to IBM to Intel.The Cathedral & the Bazaar is a needs to for someone who cares in regards to the way forward for the pc or the dynamics of the info economic climate. Already, billions of greenbacks were made and misplaced in response to the tips during this booklet. Its conclusions can be studied, debated, and applied for future years. in keeping with Bob younger, "This is Eric Raymond's nice contribution to the luck of the open resource revolution, to the adoption of Linux-based working structures, and to the good fortune of open resource clients and the firms that provide them."The curiosity in open resource software program improvement has grown tremendously some time past 12 months. This revised and accelerated paperback version comprises new fabric on open resource advancements in 1999 and 2000. Raymond's transparent and potent writing variety adequately describing some great benefits of open resource software program has been key to its good fortune. With significant proprietors growing recognition for open resource inside businesses, self sufficient owners turns into the open resource tale in 2001.

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