I am aghast: "ESR" turns out to be nothing but an elaborate troll! I am horrified that sombody who is held to be so esteemed by shallow "open source" kiddies turns out to be a giant hoax!
Check for yourself:
OK, I guess that's enough for now; though, if anybody really wants to sift through this pile of material, you are welcome.
 Eric S. Raymond (or "ESR") is a "guru" and role-model of various g**k and hacker communities; why that is so is unknown, since the man contributed absolutely nothing of value to the human race.