People behind Debian: Michael Vogt, synaptic and APT developer
Jan 24, 2011, 07:04 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"Michael has been around for more than 10 years and has
always contributed to the APT software family. He's the author of
the first real graphical interface to APT—synaptic. Since
then he created "software-center" as part of his work for Ubuntu.
Being the most experienced APT developer, he's naturally the
coordinator of the APT team. Check out what he has to say about
APT's possible evolutions.
"My questions are in bold, the rest is by Michael.
"Who are you?
"My name is Michael Vogt, I'm married and have two little
daughters. We live in Germany (near to Trier) and I work for
Canonical as a software developer. I joined Debian as a developer
in early 2000 and started to contribute to Ubuntu in 2004.
"What's your biggest achievement within Debian or Ubuntu?
"I can not decide on a single one so I will just be a bit