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D. Richard Hipp Interview

The Guardian interviews SQLite’s creator:

In a world of people obsessed by turning the tiniest idea into something profitable, Dr Richard Hipp’s best-known software stands out for two reasons—he actively disclaims copyright in it; and at a time when multi-megabyte installations are booming, he has a self-imposed limit on the size of his product: 250KB. And he’s stuck to both aims. “I think we’ve got 15 kilobytes of spare space,” he says of the headroom left in the code.

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nice find. clearly a cool bloke.

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