Eric S. Raymond

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Eric S. Raymond
Birthday
BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
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Software developer, author

Eric S. Raymond

(person)
One of the authors of the Hacker's Jargon File. Eric was involved in the JOLT project and GNU Emacs as well as maintaining several FAQ lists. He is a keen advocate of open source.

http://ccil.org/~esr.

E-mail: <esr@snark.thyrsus.com>
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