Raymond, Eric Steven

Open Source Initiative
6 Karen Drive
Malvern, PA 19355
Voice:+1 610 296 5718
Email: esr@thyrsus.com

Eric is an observer-participant anthropologist in the Internet hacker culture. His research has helped explain the decentralized open-source model of software development that has proven so effective in the evolution of the Internet. His own software projects include one of the Internet's most widely-used email transport programs. Mr. Raymond is also a science fiction fan, a musician, an activist for the First and Second Amendments, and a martial artist with a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.


[RFC 3092] Etymology of "Foo".


[ISBN 0262680920] The New Hacker's Dictionary.

[ISBN 0596001088] The Cathedral and the Bazaar : Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary.