Subject RE: [IBO] How to ask smart questions
Author Helen Borrie (TeamIBO)
At 04:37 PM 02-03-02 +0100, Nick wrote:
>Excuse my ignorance, but while I find the guide very interesting and well
>written, I really do not know who the guy is. Maybe bliss ignorance, but I
>really do not know.

He is "E.R.S.", one of the two purported fathers of the open source
movement. He was the author of "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" and the guy
who blew the whistle on Microsoft for the Halloween Documents. If you
haven't read his stuff, it's worth the effort. I think you will probably
have to search the web for those papers now, as the links we had are broken...

Helen Borrie (TeamIBO Support)

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