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Antitrust the Movie: Jon Hall/Miguel de Icaza Audio Interview

Jan 06, 2001, 19:03 (5 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Franck Martin for this link. ]

"Jon 'maddog' Hall is the Executive Director of Linux International. Jon has been in the computer industry for over a quarter century, 17 years of that with UNIX. He has been a software engineer, systems administrator, product manager, marketing manager and professional educator. Before accepting a job at VA Linux Systems working full time for Linux International, Jon was employed by Compaq Computer Corporation in the Digital UNIX Marketing group and Bell Laboratories. Before that he was Department Head of Computer Science at Hartford State Technical College, where his students lovingly (he hopes) gave him the nickname maddog. Maddog as he prefers to be called,has an MS in Computer Science from RPI (1977) and a BS in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University (1973)."

"Miguel de Icaza is Helix Code's CTO. Miguel is one of the foremost luminaries in the world of open source software development, having contributed heavily to the port of Linux to the SPARC processor, the port of Linux to SGI workstations, the development of software support for RAID1 and RAID5 under Linux, and the creation of the Midnight Commander file manager. Miguel is the founder and leader of the GNOME project, and sits on the board of the Free Software Foundation."

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