Displaying items by tag: Eric Raymond

Would any company that earns US$20 billion (A$27.9 billion) from a product line think of giving it up? That fact alone, culled from Microsoft's 2019 annual report, puts paid to the reasoning (?) employed by open-source advocate Eric Raymond in claiming that Windows is on its way out.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 09:54

Fake news: No Linux devs are threatening to pull code

The term "fake news" has become a staple in the US, after Donald Trump became president and started using it every second day, and in situations where it doesn't fit.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 24 October 2011 09:57

FOSS luminaries ignore Ritchie's passing

Twelve days ago, the computing pioneer Dennis Ritchie was found dead at the age of 70. News of his demise was broken to the world by a former colleague, Rob Pike, who worked alongside him at Bell Labs.

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