The Guardian: Armed, but not dangerous

“Eric Raymond is the gun-toting supergeek who has the corporate
moguls in his sights.”

“Raymond’s sudden rise to fame made him the star speaker at the
UK’s first Linux & Open Source Conference, organised by
NetProject at the Commonwealth Institute in London yesterday.”

“Comparing the hacker community to the craft guilds of earlier
ages, Raymond says that the people these companies have to hire to
run their Internet systems “are at least as loyal to their culture
as they are to their employers. Often they’re quite a bit more
loyal to their culture and their colleagues than to an employer
they’re only going to be working with for another few months.”

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