Eric S. Raymond Quotes

Eric S. Raymond Quotes: The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers.
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Eric S. Raymond Quote: and we're weighed down by a crappy implementation language (C++).
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Quotes about Eric S. Raymond: The central problem of C and C++ is that they require programmers to do their own memory management
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Quote about Eric S. Raymond: Rushing to optimize before the bottlenecks are known may be the only error to have ruined more designs than feature creep. From tortured code to incomprehensible data layouts, the results of obsessing about speed or memory or disk usage at the expense of transparency and simplicity are everywhere. They spawn innumerable bugs and cost millions of man-hours - often, just to get marginal gains in the use of some resource much less expensive than debugging time
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Eric S. Raymond Sayings: And for any agents or proxy of the regime interested in asking me questions face to face, I've got some bullets slathered in pork fat to make you feel extra special welcome.
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Eric S. Raymond Saying: The iPhone brand is in worse shape than I thought was even possible. And the implications of that are huge. ... The iPhone is in deep trouble.
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Sayings about Eric S. Raymond: We hackers are a playful bunch; we'll hack anything, including language, if it looks like fun (thus our tropism for puns). Deep down, we like confusing people who are stuffier and less mentally agile than we are, especially when they're bosses. There's a little bit of the mad scientist in all hackers, ready to discombobulate the world and flip authority the finger - especially if we can do it with snazzy special effects.
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