back to article Database maestro Antirez says arrivederci to Redis: Seems he wants an unstructured life writing code, not a structured one managing software

Salvatore Sanfilippo, better known by the nickname antirez, stepped down on Tuesday as the maintainer of Redis, a popular open-source database project released in 2009. Sanfilippo marked the occasion with a blog post in which he explains that he's more interested in creating software than maintaining it. "I write code in …

  1. elDog

    antirez's comment referenced in the article is so good - a must read

    It is a well-spoken personal statement that doesn't try to coerce anyone to follow his viewpoints.

    I wish Salvatore Sanfilippo the best of luck and look forward to his creativity in the future.

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "the underground programming world"

    Um, why is it that there has to be an underground to everything IT ?

    There are programmers writing code for an open-source project. You can hardly get more above ground than that.

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