The Architecture of Information: Open Source Software and Tactical Poststructuralist Anarchism

"Linux is subversive." One can only wonder if CatB would have had as much success without its provocative first three words. Raymond, described as "the armchair philosopher of the open source world" and "a hard-core libertarian" (Wayner 106-07), originally wrote CatB to demarcate the factions that existed within the Free Software movement and to establish his camp--the more market-friendly, "open source" camp--as the desirable, though not singular, option.

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