Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR, is a computer programmer and open source software advocate. He is the author of the Nethack Guidebook, and was a member of the core DevTeam for NetHack 3.1.0.
Raymond's name became known within the hacker culture when he became the maintainer of the "Jargon File". After the 1997 publication of important essay on programming "The Cathedral and the Bazaar", Raymond became, for a number of years, an informal representative of the open source movement.
Based on the extensive Wikipedia entry.