Bryan Behrenshausen's public notebook. Updated irregularly.

Nineteen years of cathedrals and bazaars

Today published my reflection on The Cathedral and the Bazaar, which I wrote in honor of the document’s 19th anniversary:

Whether Raymond’s insights hold true—whether they “accurately” describe the contemporary political, social, and economic conditions for open source anything—are inconsequential in light of the way The Cathedral and the Bazaar actually functions today. Quite simply, what the book says is not nearly as important as what it does.

# May 23, 2016