From: email@example.com (David Battle)
Subject: Linux Contributors please stand up!
Date: 27 Mar 92 23:47:51 GMT
Organization: University of Tennessee, Knoxville - CS Department
I am compiling a list of Linux contributors. Please send me the names
of people who have made substantial contributions of original code or docs,
done major non-trivial ports, or provided substantial organizational
labor. Please *OMIT* authors of GPL programs which have been ported
to Linux by someone other than (one of) the original author(s).
Please include information about exactly what their contribution
To avoid excessive traffic, here are the people I'm aware of (hardly
exhaustive, I'm sure):
Kernel Author firstname.lastname@example.org (Linus Benedict Torvalds)
Root Floppy Maintainer email@example.com (Jim Winstead Jr.)
init, getty, login firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter Orbaek)
pfdisk email@example.com (Ben Lippolt)
BEGINNER'S GUIDE firstname.lastname@example.org (Chuck Boyer)
FAQ maintainer email@example.com (Marc CORSINI)
tsx-11.mit.edu tytso@Athena.MIT.EDU (Theodore Ts'o)
linux-standards founder firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan Clegg)
Corrections to the above list also welcome.
Please send other names to:
-David L. Battle