Subject: Re: Fwd: Wall Street article on a new Cooperative
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 20 Apr 2004 11:11:16 -0400

"Forrest J. Cavalier III" <> writes:

> (You see I tend to discount the "many eyeballs" value of releasing software
> that ESR writes about.  I've seen too many problems in OSS persist
> for too long to think there is much measurable value.)

"Many eyeballs" helps find the problem.  It doesn't generally help fix
the problem.  Personally, I think that finding the problem does have a
lot of value.