Friday, February 3, 2017

Things every hacker once knew...

Things every hacker once knew...  This is a fascinating essay by Eric S. Raymond.  Almost everything in it is well known to me, though I don't think Eric would consider me a “hacker”.  I'm five years older than he is, and I suspect I started with electronics (though not computers) a bit younger than he did – so some of the things he lists don't even seem that antique to me! :)

Update: first link fixed.  Thanks to all who commented or emailed to let me know!

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