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ZDnet Australia: Developer Spotlight: Martin Pool

Mar 31, 2004, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brendon Chase)

"Martin Pool is a Canberra-based software engineer working on open source software for HP. In 2003 he won the Australian Unix and Open Systems' Australian Open Souce Award for his work on the distcc distributed compiler. Builder AU recently caught up with Martin to talk about his work, SCO and open source software.

"How did you get started working in the software industry?

"Martin Pool: Pretty standard, probably: I had a C64 and then an Amiga as a kid; I did an Engineering degree at the University of Queensland and worked for a couple of software companies in Brisbane. I could see that free software was going to be revolutionary, and I moved down to Canberra to work at Linuxcare doing Linux services. The last couple of years I've been working on various Linux-related things at HP..."

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