The Times (UK): Program to free the Earth

This is truly an entertaining “must read”. The article leads
off with a not too happy full-face photo of Eric Raymond and the
caption: “Free-software guru Eric Raymond: don’t mention
communism”. — lt eds.

“It may just be an operating system but to some people Linux and
its associated software programs are a religion…”

“Last week the first UK Linux and Open Source conference,
OpenSource 99, was held in London, a revivalist gathering attended
by a mixture of the faithful, the intrigued and the simply

“The highlight of the London show was a talk given by the
self-styled Open Source “evangelist” Eric Raymond, the man credited
with having kick-started this incarnation of the free software
culture with his article The Cathedral and the Bazaar.”

Complete story