These are some essays I have written. If you don't agree with what
I say, or even if you do, I am always happy to get feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The GNU configure and build system
A discussion of GNU autoconf, automake, and libtool, explaining how
they fit together and how to use them. This was written in 1998 when
I was working for Cygnus Solutions, and is somewhat out of date, but
- Debugging (Docbook source)
My thoughts on debugging, developed over the course of my programming
- My Visit to SCO (Docbook source)
I visited SCO on June 17, 2003, to see what they would tell me about
their claims that Linux includes code which is copied from Unix. This
is my trip report.
- Stock Prices (Docbook source)
My thoughts on stock prices, and why I think they are widely
- Why I Am an Atheist (Docbook source)
I wrote an essay on why I am an atheist. I wrote this more for myself
than for anybody else. If you don't care, I don't blame you.
- Why I Am a Vegetarian
Similarly, I wrote an essay on why I am a vegetarian.
- Why I Am Not a
A brief critique of libertarian ideas.
- Choosing an Open Source
Some notes on how to select an open source license for a software
- Return Palm V leather
Why I returned the leather cover which came with my Palm V.
Ian Lance Taylor / email@example.com