"You know what the difference is between a professional blogger
and amateurs like us? They write about the community and we are the
community. We can write about things they will never be able to
cover properly: our own experiences. A view from the inside.
Usually, it doesn't take too much effort to write a blog entry like
this, because I love writing about what I do.
"I'm the proud maintainer of the 4tH compiler, which I designed
almost fifteen years ago. I became part of the community when I
decided to release it as Open Source. At that moment I realized
that the Internet had changed the world of software development and
shareware was simply 'not done' anymore. A few years later, I
switched from MS-DOS to Linux. I had never really liked