Linus's Law

Given a large enough beta-tester and co-developer base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix obvious to someone.

This law was coined by Eric Raymond in The Cathedral and The Bazaar and named in honor of Linus Torvalds.

It is more succinctly and less formally stated as:

Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow

Broader Topics Related to Linus's Law

Software Engineering

Engineering approaches to software development

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