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Here is an alphabetical list of some GNU contributors. Contributors are also noted on our webmasters and translators of pages.

If you have developed a major GNU package or have done a lot of work for the GNU Project in another way, we would like to list you also. Please ask to add you.

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If you are looking in particular for someone to give a speech or participate in an event to represent the GNU Project or the Free Software Movement, please see our speaker page.

This place is reserved for your name, when you have written free software for the GNU Project.
Adam Fedor<>
Is the maintainer of the GNUstep project. He's written and debugged many of the classes in GNUstep as well as a simple DPS emulator for X. Adam's hoping more people will volunteer so he will have more time for his real job.
Akim Demaille
Is a teacher at EPITA (École pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Advancées He maintains GNU a2ps and Autoconf, participates in Automake and Bison.
Al Davis
Is the principal author and maintainer of GnuCap, the Gnu Circuit Analysis Package. He is a professor of electrical engineering at Idaho State University ( with research in analog and mixed signal design and simulation.
Aleksandar B. Samardzic <>
Is the author and maintainer of the GNU libmatheval library.
Ales Cepek
Is the co-author and maintainer of the C++ package GNU GaMa for adjustment of geodetic networks.
Alessandro Rubini <>
Is the author of GNU barcode. He develops free software for a living and advocates free ("libero") software for a mission.
Alexandre Oliva
Is one of the maintainers of GNU libtool, GNU Autoconf, and the creator of GNU Ad HoC and GNU CVS Utilities. He regularly contributes to many other GNU and non-GNU Free Software projects such as Kaffe, Amanda and Samba. As a researcher, he has created Guarana, a reflective architecture implemented as an extension of Kaffe.
Alex Muntada <>
Started as a member of the GNU Evaluation Team, became the translator into Catalan of the Georg's Brave GNU World and member of the Catalan translation team in early 2003. Since late 2004, he's also the GNU Translations Manager, who coordinates the efforts of the several teams working on the translation of the GNU website, after Masayuki Hatta.
Allin Cottrell
Is the author and maintainer of gretl. He is Professor of Economics at Wake Forest University, North Carolina.
Anand Babu <>
Is the author and maintainer of FreeIPMI. He is a member of the FSF-India working group, currently leads the Free Software division of California Digital as CTO and built the world's second fastest Super Computer, code named "Thunder", entirely out of Free Software. Occasionally, he gives speeches about Free Software.
Andrew Makhorin
Is the author and maintainer of GLPK (GNU Linear Programming Kit), Russia.
Antonio Cisternino
Is the author of GNU SXML, the easiest way to implement a markup language. He is active in the development of many Open Source programs.
Antonio Diaz
Is the author and maintainer of the Ocrad project.
Anuradha Ratnaweera
Is an engineering undergraduate student living in Sri Lanka. He is the author and maintainer of the GNU Font Editor (GFE).
Arnold Robbins <>
Maintains GNU awk (gawk) and is the author of its manual, The GNU Awk User's Guide. He has written a series of articles on GNU for Linux Journal.
He has a wife and three children, and, among other things, is an amateur Talmudist, both Babylonian and Jerusalem. He is now living happily in Israel, although he still has the Georgia license plate GNUAWK.
Aubrey Jaffer
Wrote or organized (and maintains) the JACAL Symbolic Mathematics System, the SLIB Portable Scheme Library, the TeXinfo and HTML versions of the Revised Reports on the Algorithmic Language Scheme, the SCM Scheme Implementation, the SIMSYNCH Digital Logic Simulation System, the INFOBAR change-bar annotater for INFO files, and the HITCH change annotater for HTML files.
Aymeric Moizard <>
He is a GNU/Linux fan since the early days and he is the author of the GNU oSIP library. He is working in the IP telecom area in the hope that one day everybody will unplug their 50 years old traditional phone for ever.
Baishampayan Ghose <>
He is a GNU/Linux enthusiast from India. He is a member of the Free Software Foundation of India working committee. He is a full time slacker and hacks on Python when he has some time. He is also a very enthusisastic speaker at numerous Free Software Conferences. He is a contributor to GNU Freetalk, the Free Jabber client.
Ben Elliston
Is the maintainer of Autoconf. Ben lives in Canberra, Australia.
Ben Pfaff
Is the author of GNU libavl, which he continues to develop and maintain. He is also the author of GNU PSPP.
Bernhard "Bero"Rosenkränzer bero AT arklinux DOT org
Is the present maintainer of GNU grep, and a contributor to many Free Software projects.
Bob Glickstein
Is a long-time intermittent contributor to GNU Emacs and other GNU software. He's the author of GNU Stow and the 'sregex' Emacs Lisp package. He's also written other free software, notably Latte, and a handful of other packages available from his website at
Bradley M. Kuhn (aka bkuhn)
Began working with the Free Software Foundation and the GNU project as a volunteer in the mid-1990s. In February 2001, he was hired full-time. He served as Executive Director of the FSF until 2005, and is now the CTO at the Software Freedom Law Center. Mr. Kuhn contributes to GNU as a volunteer by hacking on various Free Software programs and Free Documentation.
Brett Smith <>
Was GNU chief webmaster. He also spent time as an intern at the FSF Distribution Office.
Brian J. Fox
Has been involved with the FSF since 1986. He is the author of the GNU shell BASH, the GNU Texinfo compiler Makeinfo and the viewer Info, the GNU Readline Library, GNU Finger, parts of GDB and GNU Emacs, and other lesser projects.
Carlo Wood
Is the maintainer of GNU which, libcwd, ircu and prototype Makefiles, and has been the maintainer of GNU indent.  Carlo is best known for his improvements to IRC ( starting with undernet) but contributed to numerous other projects. For the past few years he worked mostly on libcw, an ambitious C++ project existing of building blocks for heavy-duty networking applications.
Chad C. Walstrom <>
Is the current maintainer of GNU GNATS. After using GNATS for years in his various sysadmin and programming jobs, he felt it was time to give back to the community. In college, he was addicted to emacs, but was converted to the dark side, vim, in his professional career. Don't hold it against him.
Charles Henry Schoonover
Is the author and maintainer of WebPublish ( He is also a libertarian political activist who has demonstrated for legalizing marijuana by smoking a joint at a Harlingen, Texas city coucil meeting and also by running for Congress.
Chet Ramey <>
Is the Bash maintainer and is a networks engineer who works for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio USA.
Chris Allegretta
Is the author and maintainer of the GNU nano text editor.
Christian Grothoff
Is the principal author maintainer of GNUnet and libextractor. He currently works on his Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Christian Mauduit
Is the author and maintainer of Liquid War 6.
Christopher Gutteridge
Is the main author of GNU EPrints (well, version 2, anyway). He can be found working as a System Programmer, Webmaster, UNIX Admin, Teaching Support and EPrints developer and support (often all at once) at the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. Chris denies that the motivation behind GNU EPrints was that otherwise his greatest contribution to Free Software would be the GIMP coffee stain script-fu effect.
Claude Simon <>
Author and maintainer of the mll2html program. Also author of the Epeios project.
Claudio Fontana <>
Is the original author and maintainer of GNU Source Installer, and contributes to other Free Software projects.
Craig Schock <>
Is system architect and co-author for the GnuSpeech text-speech-system based on an articulatory tube-model synthesiser, and a speech-event form of parameter generation. His interests include computer generated speech intonation, distributed object systems,computer security and web applications.
Dale Mellor
Is the author and maintainer of GNU mcron, a traditional cron replacement which also accepts job specifications in Guile (Scheme).
Daniel Bump
Is a comaintainer of GNU Go.
Daniel Valentine
Is the author and maintainer of the GNU package combine.
David C. Niemi
Has a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois. He maintains Unixbench and helps maintain Mtools. He has also contributed patches to the Linux kernel and various GNU utilities. He is the lead system administrator for the domain and writes papers on related topics.
David MacKenzie
Wrote or polished many of the GNU utilities and their documentation. He was the principal designer and author of Autoconf, and prototyped Automake. He has worked for the FSF and Cygnus in the past. Lately he has been creating scalable web server infrastructure for UUNET.
David R. Hill <>
Is principal and co-author for the GnuSpeech text-speech-system based on an articulatory tube-model synthesiser, and a speech-event form of parameter generation. His interests include speech recognition and synthesis (phonology, rhythm, intonation and models), speech animation, and AI.
David Sugar <>
Is one of the authors and principle maintainer of GNU Common C++, which is a portable general purpose C++ framework for application development. David Sugar also founded the GNU Bayonne project and is one of the principle founder of OST, a commercial entity that develops and promotes free GPL licensed telephony solutions.
Debarshi Ray <>
Is the maintainer of GNU Songanizer and a GNOWSYS developer. He is currently a Computer Science & Engineering undergraduate in India.
Dennis Clarke <>
Is the sponsor and director of BlastWave project which allows users to freely package GNU software for free access by anyone. Currently, they only build packages for Solaris, but they will offer the same service for GNU/Linux once Sun makes it available to them.
D. E. Evans (a.k.a Sinuhe)
Sinuhe was recruited to be a GNU webmaster, and Chief Webmaster, by Richard Stallman. He has served since June 2003. Sinuhe was responsible for the first redesign of the GNU website, approved by RMS. Sinuhe also helps with other GNU projects such as groff.
DJ Delorie
Has been porting GNU software to MS-DOS since around 1989, culminating in DJGPP. Also wrote doschk, and maintains his own GNU web site with online doc and package listings. Currently works for Cygnus porting GNU software to Windows NT.
Emmanuel Medernach
Is the author and maintainer of SpeedX.
Eric S. Raymond
Wrote the VC (version control), GUD (Grand Unified Debugger) and asm (assembler) modes in GNU Emacs. He's also responsible for a lot of the header comments in the Emacs Lisp library. He wrote the pic documentation released with groff-1.11.
Filippo Rusconi
Is the author and maintainer of GNU polyxmass. This software suite allows users to perform mass spectrometric data simulations and analyses for whatever polymer chemistry type and polymer sequence.
Francesco Potortì
Is the maintainer of etags, which is part of Emacs. He contributed the 68020 assembler code of gzip, ported Emacs to the Motorola Delta 68k architecture, wrote some Emacs packages, and did various minor things.
Frank de Lange
Is a software evaluator for the GNU Project and develops a Gnome/GTK port of the LyX document processor.
Franklin R. Jones <>
(since late 1997) webmaster for A long time advocate of GNU things and a general unix sysadmin haque.
Georg C. F. Greve
Physicist and Free Software advocate. Author of the Brave GNU World, speaker for the GNU Project, name-giver of the GNU Lesser General Public License and principal author and maintainer of The Xlogmaster and some other software projects. Also initiator and president of the Free Software Foundation Europe.
Gerald Pfeifer
Is a member of the GCC steering committee and maintains the web pages (and documentation) for GCC. In addition, between 2000 and 2003 he maintained gnatsweb, a web-based front-end for the GNATS bug tracking system.
Gordon Matzigkeit
Was the principal author of GNU Libtool. He is currently working on GNU system integration, with a focus on the GNU Hurd.
Guillaume Morin <>
Is the current GNU Stow maintainer. He is a Savannah contributor and administrator. He is also a Debian developer.
Han-Wen Nienhuys
Is one of the main authors of LilyPond, the music typesetter of the GNU Project. He currently is a PhD. student at the Computer Science Department of Utrecht University.
Henning Köster
Is the author of GNU POC.
Henrik Abelsson
Tries to do his part in bringing Free Software to the world by being a maintainer of GNU Messenger. Lives in Linköping, Sweden.
Henrik Sandklef <>
Is the author and maintainer of Xnee. He also advocates the GNU philosophy in Sweden.
Hilaire L. S. Fernandes
Is the author of DrGeo and DrGenius geometry GNU software. He is also a volunteer at the OFSET organization, promoting free software development for education.
Hugo Gayosso
Software evaluator for the GNU Project and coordinator of the Spanish translation team for the GNU webpages.
Ian Lance Taylor
Wrote GNU/Taylor UUCP.He has contributed to GNU binutils and many other packages.
Ian Murdock
Led the development of Debian GNU/Linux from its inception in 1993 until 1996.
Igor Támara Patiño
Is translator to Spanish of GNU web pages, he is co-maintainer of GNU Typist.
IIDA Yosiaki <>
Maintains GNUjdoc and translates Brave GNU World into Japanese.
J. Abelardo Gutierrez <>
Is the maintainer of GNU Sather programming language. Also a contributor of some other Open Source projects.
James Craig Burley
Wrote and maintains GNU Fortran (g77) as a volunteer for the Free Software Foundation for most of 1988 through the present. Craig lives in Ashland, Massachusetts.
Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Is one of the main authors of LilyPond, the music typesetter of the GNU Project. He is currently looking for a PhD. position, has a part-time job, and is hacking too much at Lily.
Jason Kitcat, <>
Jason is the designer, author and current mainter for GNU.FREE, a heavy duty internet voting system. He currently lives in Brighton, UK and works on various projects including his story-telling site the couch.
He is active in the environmental, human rights and Free Software movements and enjoys speaking & writing about the issues they encompass. In his spare time he is a keen fencer, his preferred weapon being the sabre.
Jason M. Felice
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Patchwork.
Jean-loup Gailly
Is the principal author of gzip which he continues to maintain.
Jeff Binder
Is a co-author and co-maintainer of GNU Leg (Libraries and Engines for Games).
Jeffrey B. Siegal
Has been involved with GNU since 1985, when he helped Richard Stallman design GCC. He has contributed to many free software packages including Emacs, the GNU C Library, the X Window System and others. Jeff did the original port of many GNU packages to Windows NT.
Jim Blandy
Has worked for the Free Software Foundation on and off for nine years. He currently maintains Guile, as a volunteer. Along with Richard Stallman, he was responsible for the release of version 19 of GNU Emacs. Jim lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Jim Lowe <>
Has been a user and advocate of GNU/Linux systems since 1992. His current interest relating to GNU/Linux systems is software administration. He's author and maintainer of GNU swbis, an implementation of the POSIX packaging standard with features and extensions to promote the use of strong authentication in the distribution and installation of free software packages. Jim lives and works in Richmond, Virginia USA.
Jim Meyering <>
Maintains the GNU fileutils, sh-utils, and textutils.
Joel N. Weber II
Helps with system administration. He set up kerberos, he set up the secondary mail server for, and he did most of the work of migrating from the old mail and file server to the new in the fall of 2000. He has also handled a lot of the DNS configuration, set up the Cisco router for 51 Franklin St and set up support for remote console access and remote rebooting for machines in Boston. He has been a significant contributor to the internal system administration documentation, and has also done numerous more minor tasks. He hopes to find the time to someday write some music and security software.
Johan Vromans
Is the author of forms-mode for GNU Emacs and of several other tools that are freely available in the spirit of GNU.
John Sullivan <>
Has worked for the FSF since 2003, and is a GNU webmaster and Program Administrator for the FSF.
John W. Eaton
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Octave.
Jonas erg
Is a GNU webmaster and system administrator. He also advocates the GNU philosophy in Sweden.
Joris van der Hoeven <>
Is the author and maintainer of GNU TeXmacs. Joris is a researcher in mathematics and computer science at the french CNRS institute. Besides GNU TeXmacs, Joris likes computer algebra and guitar playing.
Jose Antonio Ortega Ruiz (aka jao) <>
Is a Physicist and author of the GNU MDK package, an emulator of Donald Knuth's MIX mythical computer.
Jose Marchesi <>
Known as 'jemarch' on free software forums, Jose E. Marchesi serves the GNU Project coordinating GNU Spain, attending and updating the GNU User Groups list. He is also a member of the GNU software evaluation team. He maintain and develop GNU ACM, and co-maintain the Free Mach Documentation project and the PowerPC port of the Hurd kernel. Occasionally gives speeches about Free Software on Spain.
Jose M. Moya
Is currently working on the GNU Hurd.
Karl Berry
Has been involved with GNU since rms visited his home in 1986 or so. He co-authored the GNU font utilities, and is currently the volunteer maintainer of Texinfo and Hello, as well as contributing to Gnulib and co-leading the GNU Evaluation Team. He also does a number of volunteer tasks relating to TeX distributions, especially TeX Live, and co-authored TeX for the Impatient.
Karl Heuer
Once worked for the FSF, but has nothing else to say about himself.
Kathryn Ann Hargreaves
Made the original regex code POSIX compliant. Update the manual to such. Coauthored the initial phases of the GNU font utilities with Karl Berry.
Kresten Krab Thorup
Wrote the runtime system for GNU Objective-C and the principal and initial author of the AUC TeX package for emacs, which he maintained until 1993.
Krishna Padmasola <>
Converted GNU Emacs CC mode documentation to Texinfo format, which is now included with the Emacs distribution.
Lalo Martins
Is a Brazilian young man who has, since his first contact with computers in the '80s, found it hard to understand that some people claim you're not supposed to share and modify software. When he came across with Free Software and GNU in 1996 (thanks to DJ Delorie), he immediatly became been a supporter and advocate. His job consists in Zope development and everything he does is strictly Free Software. In late 2002 joined the Webmasters and Evaluators teams, and is striving to set aside some time to do some coding.
Lars Brinkhoff
Is the author and maintainer of httptunnel, and is porting GCC to PDP-10 and TOPS-20.
Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Is the maintainer of Gnus, the Emacs newsreader. Lars lives in Oslo, Norway.
Laurence Finston
Is the author and maintainer of 3DLDF, a package for three-dimensional drawing with MetaPost output.
Leonard Manzara <>
Is co-author for the GnuSpeech text-speech-system based on an articulatory tube-model synthesiser, and a speech-event form of parameter generation. His interests include digital audio signal processing and physical-modelling sound synthesis.
Les Kopari
Has prepared some web pages, and wrote the awk script that produces the html for our Program-Package Cross Reference.
Lezz Giles
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Trueprint.
Lisa M. Opus Goldstein
Joined the FSF as a volunteer in February 1986, half a year after the FSF was founded, and was our second full-time employee. She stayed for eight years until departing to see the world and continue her education, returning in May of 2001 to be our new Business Manager until September 2004.
Loic Dachary
Is the author and maintainer of GNU mifluz. He created and is a maintainer of Savannah, the hosting facility for the GNU project. He is a founding member of FSF Europe and FSFE France.
Lorenzo Bettini
Is the author of GNU Source-highlight: a collection of programs that given a source file produces a document with syntax highlighting (including java2html and cpp2html). He is also a developer and the maintainer of gengetopt.
L. Peter Deutsch
Is the principal author of GNU Ghostscript, which he continues to maintain and enhance.
Luca Saiu <>
Has been a user of GNU/Linux systems and a proud Free Software advocate since 1995. His current main interests are programming languages and their implementation. He's author and maintainer of GNU epsilon, a purely functional language implementation. Luca lives, studies and works in Tuscany, Italy.
Luis M. Arteaga <>
Formerly administered web pages written in other languages apart from English. Also coordinated the translation efforts until he retired in 2003, also being listed as Webmaster. He volunteers since 1999 and lives currently in Germany. Occasionally gives speeches about Free Software.
Marcos Serrou do Amaral
Is maintainer of GNU UnRTF.
Marc Tardif <>
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Bool, a utility for finding files that match a boolean expression.
Mark Adler
Is a co-author on gzip and wrote the decompression part.
Mark H. Weaver <>
does system administration.
Masayuki Hatta
Is currently maintaining Japanese translation of GNU Web pages and was chief GNU translation coordinator, who administers web translation efforts into other languages apart from English, after Luis M. Arteaga. He is one of the GNU webmasters, too.
Matt Lee
Is the chief webmaster of the GNU project
Mats Lidell
Maintainer of GNU Hyperbole.
Matthew Hiller
Is the author and maintainer of Denemo, a graphical musical score editor that serves as a frontend to GNU Lilypond. He is presently a senior (fourth-year) undergraduate computer science major at Yale and has accepted a job with Cygnus as a gcc engineer; he will start working there (at Cygnus's Sunnyvale office) shortly after graduating.
Maurizio Boriani <>
Author of guile-dbi (and postgres, myslq db driver), contributor to GNU/Hurd and other various contributions.
Melissa Weisshaus
Has been with the GNU Project on and off (mostly on) since 1991. She has edited many GNU's Bulletins and has done varying amounts of work on most of the FSF's other publications.
Michael Haardt
Is currently working on GNU diction.
Michael J. Flickinger
He is a member of the GNU Project GNU Font Utilities and maintainer of GNU Packaging.
Michael Opdenacker
Is the new GNU Typist maintainer and translator to French of GNU web pages.
Mikael Djurfeldt
Is one of the maintainers for Guile and has ported and worked on development of GOOPS, Guile's object system. He is currently working on his PhD in Graybiel Lab at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT and is a graduate student in SANS (Studied of Artificial Neural Systems) at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm.
Mike Vanier
A graduate student in Computation and Neural Systems at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has taken over maintaining GNU Shogi and xshogi.
Miguel Vazquez Gocobachi <>
Current GNU webmaster working on XHTML standard validation and a GNU Spanish translation Team coordinator. He is student and also advocates the GNU philosophy in Mexico looking for the competitiveness between the young people (students).
Miquel Puigpelat
Is a Catalan Translation Team Coordinator and a member of He also maintains a personal site about free software and related subjects in Catalan.
Musawir Ali <>
Is the maintainer of GNU Leg (Libraries and Engines for Games). Currently pursuing a doctoral degree and brainstorming prospective free software projects.
Neelakanth Nadgir
Works as a webmaster for
Nikos Mavroyanopoulos
Is the author of the gnutls library.
Noah Friedman
Is a former system administrator and release coordinator for the FSF. He still volunteers as time permits, maintaining a few Lisp programs for GNU Emacs and working with others to maintain various GNU packages.
Norbert de Jonge
Is the author and maintainer of Ggradebook, the fully-featured GNU gradebook, and of several other programs that are freely available in the spirit of GNU. He also advocates the GNU philosophy in the Netherlands.
Ofer Waldman (a.k.a the duke) <the_duke at>
Ofer was the GNU project web translations co-coordinator and backup person with Masayuki Hatta.
Paolo Bonzini <>
Was converted from the Windows world to the GNU/Linux world after he took over maintaining and developing GNU Smalltalk. He develops free software in time left free from studying and advocating the benefits of free software to his the-source-is-mine friends.
Paul D. Smith
Took over maintenance of GNU make from Roland McGrath. A long-time beta tester for GNU Emacs and author of snmp-mode.el and various other ELisp tidbits. User/tester of various GNU packages for over 10 years!
Paul Visscher
Bkuhn recruited paulv to be a GNU and FSF Webmaster. After six months as a webmastering, Paul took over the position of Chief Webmaster from Jonas erg.
Peter Gerwinski
Maintains the GNU Pascal Compiler (GPC).
Peter Miller
Has contributed to the GNU Gettext project, and also produce a range of GPLed software. He has over 20 years experience in software engineering including graphics, languages and compiler, networking and security, web tools, software process tools, and system administration and sysadmin tools.
Phillip Rulon
Can't tell the difference between programming and system hacking. Does physics in his spare time.
Phil Maker
Is the author of the GNU Nana library and is also one of the founders of Quoll Systems.
Phil Nelson
Has worked on several GNU programs over the past few years. He wrote the initial version of GNU cpio. He also wrote GNU dbm and GNU bc. He is the maintainer of GNU bc.
Prashant Srinivasan
Is a webmaster for the GNU website, he also does other miscellaneous things around the site :-)
Prof. Masayuki Ida
Is our Vice President for Japan. He organizes Japanese events and works with GNU's friends in Japan.
Raif S. Naffah <>
Is the maintainer, and one of the authors, of GNU Crypto.
Rajesh Vaidheeswarran
Is the maintainer of cons, author and maintainer of whitespace.el (ships with GNU Emacs) and a few other emacs-lisp libraries. He is also one of the GNU webmasters and sysadmins.
Ralf S. Engelschall
Contributes to the free software community since many years.His most popular contributions are WML, ePerl, iSelect, MM, and NPS. He is also is a core team member of the Apache Group and has contributed some popular things to the Apache community, including mod_rewrite, mod_ssl, the DSO facility, the Apache Autoconf-style Interface (APACI), etc. He's also one of the founders of the OpenSSL project. Finally to the GNU Project he has contributed shtool, and Pth.
Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan
Was one of the GNU webmasters. He is a strong supporter and advocate of Free Software and is also one of the Debian Developers.
Ramprasad B <>
He is the GNU Emacs w32 FAQ maintainer recruited by Richard M Stallman, and GNU Project Webmaster. He also works for other GNU projects, and an organiser/participant of various FOSS events. He is from Bangalore, India.
Reed Loden <>
Is a volunteer GNU Webmaster, an Associate Member of the FSF, and a programmer of free software.
Richard Stallman
Founded the GNU Project in 1984. He is the principal or initial author of GNU Emacs, the GNU C Compiler, the GNU Debugger GDB and parts of other packages. He is the President of the Free Software Foundation (FSF).
Rick Crelia
Is a free software advocate and has worked in the past with the GNU software evaluation group. He currently works as a system administrator for the Valley Library at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR, USA.
Robert J. Chassell
Is speaking on free software topics and working to bring better documentation to free software.
Robert Maier
Is the primary author of the GNU plotting utilities, and the designer of the libxmi scan-conversion library. He professes mathematics at the University of Arizona.
Rob Savoye
Is the author of DejaGnu, the GNU regression testing framework, and libgloss, a BSP library for the GNU tools for embedded systems.
Roland McGrath
Worked on the GNU Project from 1987 to 1996. He is the principal author of the GNU C Library, co-author of the GNU Hurd, co-author of GNU Make, and a major contributor to GNU Autoconf. He has also hacked on many other GNU programs over the years.
Roland Stigge
Is the maintainer of GNU GTick.
Sam Steingold
Is the co-maintainer of GNU CLISP - an ANSI Common Lisp implementation. He also contributes to GNU Emacs.
Sebastian Wieseler
He started idle-ing on #savannah July 17, 2004 and after finishing his school years he began to become an active member around May 24, 2005.
Sergey Poznyakoff
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Radius. He is also a developer and co-maintainer of several other GNU projects, among them Mailutils and Tar.
Shigio Yamaguchi
Is the author of GNU GLOBAL source code tag system that works the same way across diverse environments.
Stein Krogdahl
Author of Class Simulation included in the GNU Simula Compiler, Cim.
Stephen F. Booth
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Cgicc.
Steve Kemp
Maintained the NTEmacs FAQ till 2002, and advocates the use of GNU software on the Windows platform.
Steven M. Rubin
Is the author of Electric, the GNU CAD system for IC and Schematic design, which he continues to maintain and enhance. He is also the singer in Severe Tire Damage, the first band to play live on the Internet.
Steve Oualline
Is a software engineer working in Southern California. He contributed the proto program to the GNU Project.
Susan Bassein
Is the initial author and the maintainer of the Dap statistics and graphics package.
Sverre Hvammen Johansen
Author and maintainer of the GNU Simula Compiler, Cim.
Sylvain Beucler
He started working on Savannah in the post-compromise context, since 2004-02-07, so he's had the time to work on about every aspect of the service. Besides that he is the author and maintainer of GNU FreeDink.
Terje Mjs
Author of the GNU Simula Compiler, Cim.
Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Is the principal architect of the GNU Hurd, which is the kernel for the GNU system. He previously maintained GNU tar, and even wrote a BASIC interpreter. He has done many other things too, some of them having nothing to do with computers.
Thomas was renamed from Michael Bushnell in 1996.
Tom Cato Amundsen <>
Is the author of GNU Solfege, a ear training program for GNOME, and he has also done a little work with fonts and mudela-book for GNU Lilypond.
He recently got his Master of Education in Music, but spends far too much time programming Solfege and using free software.
Werner Koch
Is the principal author of GNU Privacy Guard, which he continues to develop and maintain.
W. G. Krebs
Was the original author of GNU Queue.
William M. Perry
Is the author of Emacs/W3, the Emacs web browser.
Wojciech Polak
Is the author and maintainer of GNU Anubis. He is also a developer of GNU Mailutils.
Yngve Svendsen
Is the maintainer of Gnatsweb, a web interface for the Gnats bug tracking system.


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