“He calls himself an accidental revolutionary. Or an open source
software evangelist. Salon Magazine called him a “hacker guru”.
“But everyone agrees that his cataclysmic work “The
Cathedral and the Bazaar” was the shot heard around the world.
It catapulted Netscape into releasing their browser as open source,
put Linus Torvalds on the cover of Forbes Magazine and Microsoft on
the defensive, and helped Linux to rock the world of commercial
software. “The Cathedral and the Bazaar” is the manifesto of the
Open Source revolution.”
“Eric S. Raymond, the author of “The Cathedral and the Bazaar”,
defines the Open Source movement and challenges both Open Source
developers and business executives to take a hard look at the
business consequences of the Internet.”