Raymond, climate

Carsten Agger agger at c.dk
Thu Dec 10 12:37:10 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 13:27 +0100, Michael Kesper wrote:

> > 
> > It's a valuable story and a good analogy for development processes. It
> > shows that free software is *better* at encouraging bazaar-style
> > development, but it doesn't *guarantee* it — as pointed out by its
> > examples of cathedral-style development of free software.
> Point taken.

Another thing is, of course, that the bazaar model is not *always*
better. It did give the tremendous success of the early Linux kernel and
many more free software projects since, but for some things there's
still a lot to be said for having a team of programmers sitting in the
same building (e.g., like the Emacs project and a lot of proprietary

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