Wayne Davison

Wayne Davison

Wayne Davison is a noted programmer and musician, born on 14 December in the US state of California.

Wayne's first well-known project was trn, a Usenet newsreader based on Larry Wall's rn.During this time Wayne created the unified context diff (modifying GNU diff and patch), which allowed patches for open-source software packages to be smaller and easier to read.

Other open-source software projects he has either maintained or helped to maintain include screen, patch, rsync "(current maintainer)", zsh, [http://popbsmtp.sourceforge.net/ pop-before-smtp] "(current maintainer)", and [http://opencoder.net/rbmake.html rbmake] ("current maintainer)".

External links

* [http://opencoder.net/ Wayne Davison personal homepage]

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