October 03, 2002

How does all this stuff work?

Jon gives props to the open source build process, that all this random stuff can be built in the first place. Testify!

This is one of the reasons why geeks spend so much time exploring, testing and (sometimes) creating new build tools -- it's a hard problem. Sometimes we take heat for our focus -- concentrating on infrastructure rather than end-user tools -- but that's because we know how important the infrastructure is to keeping the ecosystem alive and vibrant.

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