Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Theodore Y. (Ted) Ts'o
Born: 1968 in Palo Alto, California, USA
- American software developer.
- Known for his work on the Linux kernel, specifically his contributions to file systems.
- Created /dev/random and the corresponding kernel driver (1994).
- Lead developer and maintainer of e2fsprogs, the userspace utilities for the ext2 and ext3 filesystems, and is a maintainer for the ext4 file system.
- Former member of the Security Area Directorate for the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Honors and awards
- Free Software Foundation's Award for the Advancement of Free Software (2006).
- Member of Technical Advisory Board of the Linux Foundation.
"Friends don't let friends use Java (or enable it anywhere near their client or their browser)."