Re: Bertrand Meyer challenges some open-source assumptions

From: Ian Soboroff (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 13:19:43 EST

"Eric S. Raymond" <> writes:

> 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.)

that i didn't know... hah! mind if i ask the context?

of course, i have two misgivings about the line... (1) there are a
couple things i actually like about Eiffel, and (2) i'm jewish... we
invented b&d ethics ;-)


Ian Soboroff                             
University of MD Baltimore County

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