About the Scribus Team (in order of joining)
Franz Schmid - "Our Linus..." original author, main coder, software developer
Peter Linnell - aka mrdocs - started with testing the 0.3.6 version, took over the documentation writing for 0.5.0; tester, rpm builder, original web master for [www.scribus.net], Pre-Press/IT consultant for publishing and e-commerce companies.
Craig Bradney - aka MrB - started with 1.1.1, testing, setup of docs.scribus.net and bugs.scribus.net, manages the IRC channel #scribus on freenode.net; IT Manager for global e-commerce company.
Petr Vaněk - started with 1.1.4, plug-in specialist, has written several Scribus plug-ins and the how-to for Scribus plug-in writing; software engineer.
Riku Leino - aka Tsoots - started with 1.1.5, wrote the Document Template plug-in and the OO/HTML importers for 1.2.2; IT Manager for large non-profit in Finland.
Craig Ringer - Worked on the scripter, build system and tested Windows and Mac OSX port beginnings. Contributed fixes for Python and other enhancements; IT/DTP administrator for daily newspaper.
Andreas Vox - pronounced [fox] -- started with 1.3.0. Developed original Mac OS X native port, font API specialist, hates C++, likes good layout and has a stupid comment for anything: software developer.
Jean Ghali - handles the Windows native port and much of the color management coding. Pre-press and software engineer for printing company.
Oleksandr Moskalenko, Ph.D. - aka malex - maintainer of Scribus Debian packages, works with internationalization, translation, and user support in #scribus on IRC, tool scripts and the many Scribus websites and back-end infrastructure, GSoC representative; molecular biologist.
Pierre Marchand - fonts, canvas, text layout and shaping. Developer of FontMatrix, owns an IT company.
Christoph Schäfer - Leading bug reporter and tester for bleeding edge Scribus. Wiki editor and doc translator/proofreader, one of the main authors of the Official Manual.
Hermann Kraus - Wrote the Render frame system and GraphicsMagick and UniConvertor integration.
Jain Basil Aliyas - Wrote the XTG and IDML import filters.
The Supporting Cast and Former Developers
Active users/contributors who have added to the Scribus community (in no particular order):
Paul F. Johnson - aka Nodoid - started with sending patches for 0.8, did code review and code optimizing.
Steve Callcott - aka sjc - wrote the Python plugin font sampler, which showed the real power of the Python Scripter in Scribus; works on systems control and consumer electronics, custom software and support.
Alessandro Rimoldi - added fixes for localization and code clean-ups.
J.J. Sarton - added some key patches for improving image handling and other improvements. Added the GIMP support to Scribus.
Alistair Robinson - added some important fixes for font handling in early Scribus versions. Also wrote the clever hack for GIMP to create CMYK TIFFs.
Maciej Hanski - Polish translator and writer of the PDF Forms how-to. One of the primary contributors to the Scribus wiki.
Yves Ceccone - Original French translator, wrote many of the Python scripts included with Scribus, maintained a large number of Docs for Scribus in French.
Martin Costabel - maintains the Scribus port and support libraries for Fink, allowing Scribus to run under X11 on MacOSX.
Niyam Bhushan - contributed a terrific tutorial on Scribus.
Marti Maria - for answering tons of our questions on color management and providing littlecms.
Johannes Rüschel - Excellent bug finder, former German translator.
Alexandre Prokoudine - Russian Translator, has helped a bunch with internationalization issues, as well as designing UI improvements; professional technical writer.
"Lukasz [DeeJay1] Jernas" - PLD Linux package maintainer.
Howard White - Retired Pre-Press Engineer - Testing and testing and more testing. Always daring to test bleeding edge code.
Cedric Gemy - Graphics Professor and author - UI testing and feedback, GSoC mentor.
Dr. Greg Pittman - One of the primary contributors to the scribus wiki and the documentation, one of the main authors of the Official Manual; author of several useful Scribus scripts.
Paul Smedley - Maintainer of the OS/2 port.
Volker Ribbert - started with the German translation of the German docs.
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