[Oberon] [EXT] My "Building Your Own Tools" Papers

Skulski, Wojciech skulski at pas.rochester.edu
Tue Aug 17 04:32:02 CEST 2021


>In writing these (encouraged gently but firmly at the time by Pieter
>Muller) I was not "open-sourcing" but rather, attempting in some small
>way to follow Prof. Wirth's principle that by describing what was done,
>people would be able to understand, and not merely copy.

What a terrible approach. By that principle, the EEs should only publish photographs of their boards rather than schematics. 

I believe both are needed: The open source and the documentation. Trying to publish only one of these is like minting a coin with only one face but not the other. 


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