Garry Shutler

Robust software engineering and organisation

The Long Beard's Revenge

Very interesting article on a reduction in contribution to open source and the possibly underlying forces behind it.

I recently heard that RMS is pissed at cloud service companies because they are
causing the decline of open source. I do have to say I agree with him that
there’s a decline in open source, but I’m going to lay out a completely
different reason why. This is based on my experience as being classified a “Long
Beard” during an era where consumer internet shifted and the front-end became