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Inter@ctive Week: Top 25 Unsung Heroes of the Net [Eric Raymond]

Mar 11, 2000, 18:23 (1 Talkback[s])

"They took on the thankless tasks no one was willing to tackle. ... From the pioneers of packet switching to the impromptu conversion of the Web into a global toolbox, meet 25 unsung heroes of the Net in 2000."

"Eric Raymond
Author/Philosopher; President Open Source Initiative
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"If Linus Torvalds is the anointed leader of the open source software movement, then Eric Raymond is its foremost messenger."

"The author of the influential essay The Cathedral & The Bazaar, Raymond preaches the glory of an Internet-enabled hacker culture that is changing the way people develop software."

"Raymond serves as president of the Open Source Initiative.Writer, musician, martial arts expert and sci-fi aficionado, author of The New Hacker's Dictionary and co-founder of a free ISP in Chester County, PA, Raymond wows crowds at software confabs and consults with big companies like Merrill Lynch."

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