Arch Linux Developers

This is a list of the current Arch Linux Developers. They maintain the [core] and [extra] package repositories in addition to doing any other developer duties.

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Name: Aaron Griffin
Alias: phrakture
Email: aaron.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:aaronmgriffin@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:phrakture
Roles: Cat Herder, Package Maintainer, Early Userspace, Pacman Developer
Website: http://www.phraktured.net
Occupation: <del>Astronaut</del> Programmer
YOB: 1982
Location: Chicago, IL
Languages: English, Gibberish
Interests: General nerdy stuff (Fantasy novels, anime, video
Favorite Distros: ArchLinux, grml, Gobolinux, ttylinux
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Name: Allan McRae
Alias: Allan
Email: allan.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:allan.mcrae@jabber.org
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://allanmcrae.com/
Occupation: Statistical Geneticist
YOB: 1980
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Languages: English
Interests: Anime, Martial Arts, Nature, Poker
Favorite Distros: Arch, LFS, GoboLinux, Syllable, DragonFly BSD
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Name: Andrea Scarpino
Alias: bash
Email: andrea.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:bash.lnx@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:bash
Roles: KDE4 Maintainer, Orphans Team, AUR, Forum, Planet
Website: http://andreascarpino.it
Occupation: Student, Developer
YOB: 1988
Location: Lecce, IT
Languages: Italian, English, German
Interests: Software development, girls, underwater fishing
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Slackware
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Name: Andreas Radke
Alias: andyrtr
Email: andyrtr.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:andyrtr
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Statutary accident insurance
YOB: 1975
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Packaging, Gym, Family+dog
Favorite Distros: Arch64
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Name: Angel Velasquez
Alias: angvp
Email: angvp.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:angvplnx@jabber.linux.it, irc://irc.freenode.net/angvp
Roles: Developer/TU
Website: http://www.angvp.com
Occupation: Software Developer
YOB: 1983
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Languages: Spanish, Italian, English, and a little bit French
Interests: IT,Programming,Soccer
Favorite Distros: Arch,Arch,Arch :)
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Name: Gaetan Bisson
Alias: vesath
Email: bisson.archlinux.org
Other Contact:
Roles: Developer
Website: http://www.win.tue.nl/~gbisson/en/
Occupation: Student
YOB: 1984
Location: Nancy, France
Languages: English, French, a bit of German and Japanese
Interests: Sailing, Game of Go, Japan, IRL Trolling
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux
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Name: Dale Blount
Alias: super_user
Email: dale.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:supa_user
Roles: Package Maintainer, Infrastructure
Website: http://dale.us
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
YOB: 1981
Location: Erie, PA, USA (44° 6' North, 80° 8' West)
Languages: English
Interests: Computers, Automobiles, Sports, A/V equipment
Favorite Distros: Arch, Slackware, Fedora/CentOS as a last resort
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Name: Dan McGee
Alias: toofishes
Email: dan.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:toofishes
Roles: Pacman Developer
Website: http://www.toofishes.net
Occupation: Student
YOB: 1985
Location: Chicago, IL
Languages: English
Interests: Skiing, Ultimate Frisbee, Sports, Travel
Favorite Distros: Arch, CentOS
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Name: Daniel Isenmann
Alias: ise
Email: daniel.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:ise jabber:ise@jabber.org
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://isenmann.wordpress.com
Occupation: Programmer
YOB: 1980
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Climbing, MTB, Computers, Reading, Photography
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Daniel Griffiths
Alias: Ghost1227
Email: dgriffiths.archlinux.org
Other Contact: ghost1227@jabber.org, irc://irc.freenode.net:ghost1227
Roles: Developer
Website: http://ghost1227.com
Occupation: Network administration and support
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Location: Omaha, NE
Languages: English, German, Gaelic, some Spanish
Interests: Computers, Graphic Design, FOSS/Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Dieter Plaetinck
Alias: Dieter_be
Email: dieter.archlinux.org
Other Contact: dieterplaetinck@jabber.org, irc://irc.freenode.net:Dieterbe
Roles: Release Engineer, installation tools developer/maintainer
Website: http://dieter.plaetinck.be
Occupation: System engineer
YOB: 1985
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Languages: English, Dutch
Interests: drums, music, open source
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Eric Bélanger
Alias: Snowman
Email: eric.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:_Snowman_, jabber:Snowman007@jabber.org
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://www.astro.umontreal.ca/~belanger/
Occupation: Student/Solar Physics
YOB: 1977
Location: Montréal, QC, Canada
Languages: French, English
Interests: Physics, Computers
Favorite Distros: Arch, Slackware
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Name: François Charette
Alias: firmicus
Email: francois.archlinux.org
Other Contact: firmicus04 ?? googlemail ??? com
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
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Languages: Français, English, Deutsch, ????
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Name: Giovanni Scafora
Alias: voidnull
Email: giovanni.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:voidnull
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://www.archlinux.it
Occupation: Developer
YOB: 1969
Location: Livorno, Italy
Languages: Italian, English, French
Interests: Family, Computers, Music, Books
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Slackware
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Name: Guillaume Alaux
Alias: galaux
Email: guillaume.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:galaux
Roles: Developer
Website: http://www.alaux.net
Occupation: Java EE and Open Source Developer
YOB: 1980
Location: Paris, France
Languages: French, English
Interests: IT, stupid jokes, Music, History... and everything that's interesting
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Debian
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Name: Jan Steffens
Alias: heftig
Email: heftig.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:jan.steffens@gmail.com irc://irc.freenode.net:heftig
Roles: Developer
Website:
Occupation: BCS Student @ HBRS
YOB: 1988
Location: Rheinbach, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Programming, Gaming, Fantasy Novels
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Hugo Doria
Alias: hdoria
Email: hugo.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:hugodoria@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:hdoria
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://hdoria.archlinux-br.org
Occupation: CS Student, SysAdmin, Father
YOB: 1986
Location: Aracaju, Brazil
Languages: Brazilian Portuguese, English
Interests: Family, Computers, Music, Games, Tracking, Sushi and all TI-related stuff
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Slackware, Gentoo
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Name: Ionuț Mircea Bîru
Alias: wonder/ioni
Email: ibiru.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:wonder
Roles: Developer/TU
Website: http://archlinux.ro
Occupation: Student
YOB: 1986
Location: Bucharest, România
Languages: Romanian, English
Interests: Networking, Programming, Computers, Music
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian
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Name: Jan de Groot
Alias: JGC
Email: jgc.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:JGC
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://bugs.archlinux.org
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
YOB: 1982
Location: Metslawier, The Netherlands
Languages: Dutch, English
Interests: Computers, Automobiles
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian, FreeBSD
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Name: Jürgen Hötzel
Alias: juergen
Email: juergen.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:juergen_1974
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://www.hoetzel.info
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
YOB: 1974
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Computers, Sports: Dancing, Running
Favorite Distros: Arch, Gentoo, Redhat
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Name: Kevin Piche
Alias: kpiche
Email: kevin.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:kpiche
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: UNIX Admin / Security Analyst
YOB: 1971
Location: Ottawa, Canada (45° 25' North; 75° 42' West)
Languages: English
Interests: Computers, Reading
Favorite Distros: Arch, Redhat
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Name: Paul Mattal
Alias: pjmattal
Email: paul.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:pjmattal
Roles: AUR Developer
Website:
Occupation: Computer Science Litigation Consultant
YOB: 1975
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA (42° 22' North, -71° 6' West)
Languages: English, French
Interests: Classical Music, Computers, Food and Cooking, Wine
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Pierre Schmitz
Alias: pierre
Email: pierre.archlinux.de
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:pierres
Roles: Backend, Website and Package Maintainer
Website: https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre
Occupation:
YOB: 1982
Location: Bonn / Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: yes
Favorite Distros:
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Name: Rémy Oudompheng
Alias: remy
Email: remy.archlinux.org
Other Contact:
Roles: Developer
Website:
Occupation: PhD Student (Mathematics)
YOB: 1986
Location: Nice, France
Languages: French, English, and a bit of Spanish and Italian
Interests: Mathematics, TeX, and all sorts of uncommon things (programming languages, human languages...)
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Roman Kyrylych
Alias: roman
Email: roman.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:Romashka
Roles: Bug Hunter
Website:
Occupation: Programmer
YOB: 1984
Location: Lviv, Ukraine
Languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian
Interests: programming, web development, FOSS/Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Ronald van Haren
Alias: pressh
Email: ronald.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:pressh@headcounter.org, irc://irc.freenode.net:pressh
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Student (Aerospace Engineering)
YOB: 1983
Location: Delft, Netherlands
Languages: Dutch, English, German
Interests: Space, Science, Linux, Family, Sports
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Gentoo, FreeBSD
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Name: Ray Rashif
Alias: schivmeister
Email: schiv.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:schiv
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website: http://schivmeister.wordpress.com
Occupation: Unemployed
YOB: 1989
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Languages: Singlish, English, Malay, Bengali, Hindi
Interests: Prehistory, Linguistics, Anthropology
Favorite Distros: IRIX
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Name: Stéphane Gaudreault
Alias: stephane
Email: stephane.archlinux.org
Other Contact: stephane dot gaudreault commercial at gmail dot com
Roles: Developer
Website:
Occupation: Mathematician
YOB: 1978
Location: Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
Languages: Français (French), English
Interests: Family, Reading, Music
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Gentoo, NetBSD
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Name: Thomas Bächler
Alias: brain0
Email: thomas.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:thomas.baechler@jabber.rwth-aachen.de irc:brain0
Roles: Package Maintainer, Kernel Monkey
Website:
Occupation: Research Assistant / PhD Student
YOB: 1983
Location: Aachen, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Linux, Maths, Girlfriend
Favorite Distros: Archlinux, OpenWRT
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Name: Tobias Kieslich
Alias: neri
Email: tobias.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:neri
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Programmer, Content Production
YOB: 1974
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Computers, Biking, Free Climbing, Photography
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Name: Tobias Powalowski
Alias: tpowa
Email: tpowa.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:tpowa jabber:tpowa
Roles: Package Maintainer, Kernel Monkey
Website: http://www.st-martin-apo.de
Occupation: SysAdmin / Pharmacist
YOB: 1981
Location: Lauingen, Germany
Languages: German, English, French
Interests: Computers, Music, Sports:Tennis, Handball
Favorite Distros: Arch, Knoppix, SuSE
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Name: Vesa Kaihlavirta
Alias: vegai
Email: vesa.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:vegai@jabber.no, irc://irc.freenode.net:vegai
Roles: Package Maintainer, Haskell, Weird Programming Languages, Pacman-sqlite
Website:
Occupation: Programmer et alia
YOB: 1980
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Languages: English, Finnish, bit of French, bit of Swedish
Interests: Movies, procrastination, programming languages, hacking, family
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux... What, you mean there are others?