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<title>About the Scribus Team</title>
<h2>About the Scribus Team (in order of joining)</h2>

<p>Franz Schmid - "Our Linus..." original author, main coder; 40, employee at a mining company; [RedHat, Suse 9.1 - KDE]</p>

<p>Peter Linnell -  aka mrdocs - started with testing the 0.3.6 version, took over the doc writing for 0.5.0; tester, rpm builder, web master for <a href="">;</a> 40, DTP/IT consultant for publishing companies; [Red Hat/Fedora, Suse 9.x - KDE/Blackbox]</p>

<p>Paul F. Johnson - aka Nodoid - started with sending patches for 0.8, does code review and code optimizing; 35, network admin for Salford University School of Music where <a href=""></a> is kindly hosted; [Red Hat/Fedora - Gnome]</p>

<p>Craig Bradney  - aka MrB - started with 1.1.1, testing, setup of and, manages the IRC channel #scribus on; 30, Self-employed IT/Web development consultant; [Gentoo - KDE]</p>

<p>Petr Van&#283;k - started with 1.1.4, plug-in specialist, has written several Scribus plug-ins and the how-to for Scribus plug-in writing; 30, bank employee; [Gentoo, Suse - KDE]</p>

<p>Riku Leino - aka Tsoots - started with 1.1.5, wrote the Document Template plug-in and the new OO/HTML/ importers for 1.2.2; 26, IT student and works for HKL-Metro; [Slackware - KDE]</p>

<p>Craig Ringer -  Works on the scripter, build system and Mac OSX port. Contributed fixes for Python and other enhancements; IT/DTP administrator for daily newspaper. [Fedora/Debian]  </p>

<p>Andreas Vox - pronounced [fox] -- started with 1.3.0. ported to Mac native (Scribus/Aqua), font api specialist, hates C++, likes good layout and has a stupid comment for anything: 38, teacher (to be), [Mac OS/X]</p>

<p>Jean Ghali - handles the Windows native port , 27 pre-press and software engineer for printing company.</p>

<h2>The Supporting Cast</h2>
<h4>Active users/contributors who have added to the Scribus community (in no particular order):</h4>

<p>Oleksandr Moskalenko - aka malex - maintainer of Scribus Debian packages, helps with internationalization, translation, and user support in #scribus on IRC; molecular biologist; [Debian -KDE]</p>

<p>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.</p>

<p>Alessandro Rimoldi - added fixes for localization and code clean-ups.</p>

<p>J.J. Sarton - added some key patches for improving image handling and other improvements. Added the GIMP support to Scribus.</p>

<p>Alistair Robinson - added some important fixes for font handling in early Scribus versions. Also wrote the clever hack for GIMP to create CMYK TIFFs.</p>

<p>Maciej Hanski - Polish translator and writer of the PDF Forms how-to. One of the primary contributors to the scribus wiki.</p>

<p>Yves Ceccone- French translator, wrote many of the Python scripts included with Scribus, maintained a large number of Docs for Scribus in French.</p>

<p>Martin Costabel - maintains the Scribus port and support libraries for Fink, allowing Scribus to run under X11 and MacOSX.</p>

<p>Niyam Bhushan - contributed a terrific tutorial on Scribus.</p>

<p>Marti Maria - for answering my tons of questions and providing littlecms.</p>

<p>Johannes R&#252;schel - Excellent bug finder, German translator; 19, German Civil Service</p>

<p>Alexandre Prokoudine - Russian Translator, has helped a bunch with internationalization issues, as well as designing UI improvements; professional technical writer.</p>

<p>"Lukasz [DeeJay1] Jernas" - PLD Linux package maintainer and user support in #scribus </p>

<p>Howard White - Retired Pre-Press Engineer - Testing and testing and more testing. Always daring to test bleeding edge code. </p>

<p>Cedric Gemy - Graphics Professor and author - UI testing and feedback.</p>