is currently working for the FSF on
an extensible desktop system for GNU, and on
the GNU extensibility library. He also worked
on version 19 of GNU Emacs for two years, until its release in the
summer of 1993.
is the principle architect of the
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.
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 Emacs, and other
is a former system administrator and release coordinator for
the FSF. He still volunteers as time permits, maintaining a
few Lisp programs for Emacs and working with other volunteers
to maintain various GNU packages.
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. He now maintains GNU Make.
maintains GNU awk (gawk) and is the author of it's 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 hopes to live
in Israel, one day soon. However, for the moment, he lives in Georgia,
where his car proudly displays the license plate GNUAWK.
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 and maintains GNU Emacs.
has been with the GNU project on and off (mostly on) since 1991. She
has edited many
and has done varying amounts of work on most of the
FSF's other publications. She is currently working on the Tar manual
with François Pinard, and expects to go to graduate school in the
completely unrelated field of Social Work starting in fall of 1997.
joined the FSF Distribution Office in January 1996. He
deals with printing and shipping of FSF manuals, as well as
copyright assignments, telephone orders, and lifting all boxes over