Re: Bertrand Meyer challenges some open-source assumptions

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 12:46:44 EST

Ian Soboroff <>:
> [Bertrand Meyer's] bondage-and-discipline ethics to go with a b&d language.

Heh. Putting it that way is funnier than you know -- because the term
"bondage-and-discipline language" was originated by one of the targets
of Meyer's vitriol.

(It was me. But it could just as easily have been RMS; he loves the term.)

		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

"To disarm the people... was the best and most effectual way to enslave them." -- George Mason, speech of June 14, 1788

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