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Re: [Osdc-list] Writing opportunity - bug fixes

That was quick!

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From: Jeffrey Mackanic <mackanic redhat com>
To: Jason Hibbets <jhibbets redhat com>
Cc: "osdc-list redhat com" <osdc-list redhat com>
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2012 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Osdc-list] Writing opportunity - bug fixes

wow, great. Thanks Nicole !

Jason Hibbets wrote:
> Thanks to Nicole Engard for picking up this opportunity. We'll let
> everyone know when this is published.
> I can't wait to see your take Nicole!
> Regards,
> Jason
> On 08/09/2012 11:45 AM, Jason Hibbets wrote:
>> Hi opensource.com community,
>> We're looking to see if someone wants to write a reaction piece (300-500
>> words) about the following article in the New York Times:
>> Errant Code? It’s Not Just a Bug
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/opinion/after-knight-capital-new-code-for-trades.html?_r=1&emc=eta1
>> "First, it is impossible to fully test any computer system. To think
>> otherwise is to misunderstand what constitutes such a system. It is not
>> a single body of code created entirely by one company. Rather, it is a
>> collection of “modules” plugged into one another. Software modules are
>> purchased from multiple vendors; the programs are proprietary; a
>> purchaser (like Knight Capital) cannot see this code."
>> It would be great to highlight the benefits of open source code,
>> transparency, and "with more eyes, all bugs are shallow."
>> Please contact me if you're interested or reply to the list to "grab"
>> this opportunity to get published on opensource.com.
>> Thanks,
>> Jason

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