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11 Famous Quotes by Eric Allman
9/2/1955 - (Present)
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Unix gives you just enough rope to hang yourself -- and then a couple of more feet, just to be sure.

Unix Quotes, by Eric Allman

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We started up the company with a goal of building a real company, unlike so many Internet Bubble startups that seemed to take the attitude of "let's get mind share, and we'll figure out a way to make money later."

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Eric Allman

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This is like the telephone problem--no one wants to have the first one. But we are seeing a lot of people who want some sort of technology to solve the spam problem.

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Personally, one of the down sides of founding a company is that there is always too much work to do, and sadly I find I don't have much time to code any more.

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From the corporate perspective, open source is a means, not an end, and if you confuse those you're going to have problems.

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I like to eat good food. I cook and collect wine. I like going for long walks when I can.

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To me, Microsoft has behaved like the clear-cutters of the computer software industry.

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It is definitely true that having a common foe does give you something to shoot at. I'm just hoping that we don't fall into a pattern of simply playing catch-up with Microsoft, which is a danger.

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Lots of large commercial vendors are getting into this market, and they have not shown dedication to the standards-based approach or to free access to the essential technology.

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My guess is you'll see stuff coming out this year, but it will go on longer than that.

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You get a certain amount of cachet. The more people that know about your stuff, the better.

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