Open Sources : Voices from the Open Source Revolution, Book Book

Open Sources : Voices from the Open Source Revolution Book

Edited by Chris DiBona, Sam Ockman, Mark Stone

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Freely available source code, with contributions from thousands of programmers around the world: this is the spirit of the software revolution known as Open Source.

In this text, leaders of Open Source come together to discuss the new vision of the software industry they have created, through essays that explain how the movement works, why it succeeds, and where it is going.


  • Format: Book
  • Pages: 280 pages, Illustrations, ports.
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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  • Category: Information technology industries
  • ISBN: 9781565925823

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This book is an interesting window on the Open Source world, a strange planet with strange people. Some crazy idealist like R. Stallman (I like the guy very much), some smart and intelligent person like L. Torvald (he did a fantastic job with Linux). In between someone that was just in the right place at the right time and doesn't deserve so much space and celebrity. I am talking about a person that seems confused as the language he invented: Larry Wall. His contribution does not require further comments.