Garry Shutler

The Long Beard's revenge

October 14, 2010 · 1 min read

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 king.

Zed Shaw - The Long Beard’s Revenge

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Hey, Iā€™m Garry Shutler

CTO and co-founder of Cronofy.

Husband, father, and cyclist. Proponent of the Oxford comma.