Open Source Development Styles

The fact that this bazaar style seemed to work, and work well, came as a distinct shock. As I learned my way around, I worked hard ... at trying to understand why the Linux world not only didn't fly apart in confusion, but seemed to go from strength to strength at a speed barely imaginable to cathedral-builders.

From the Book The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary, 1999, ISBN 1565927249

Copyright © 1999 by Eric S. Raymond.


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