"Sometimes keeping information proprietary can be a good
"Open source software guru Eric Raymond, however, opted for full
disclosure in bragging in an open letter about becoming "absurdly
rich" after cashing in on a Linux company's IPO."
"Raymond detailed his windfall netted from Thursday's
record-breaking IPO by VA Linux Systems, of which he is on the
board of directors. He discussed the impact that the tens of
millions of "paper" dollars will have on his life in a long,
rambling letter published on Slashdot, Linux Today and other
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