Series 1 by Tink Bastian, 2000-2004


David Faure

A Short Intro

  • Located in: Bath, England
    Note: I'm French, not British.
  • Occupation: Software developer. Currently, KDE developer for MandrakeSoft.
  • Nickname on IRC: dfaure. It's actually just a login name, but many people recognize me that way now ;)
  • Claim to Fame: kfm and Konqueror maintainer, KParts (component model) co-author, KIO (network transparency) co-author, other kdelibs and koffice hacks. On a non technical note, I also gave some talks at various Linux Expos in the world, wrote articles for Linux Mag France, and I've been interviewed on linuxuk and slashdot.
  • Fav. KDE applications: Konqueror, if I didn't have to fix its bugs :) Other than that, KMail is the only GUI mail client that managed to make me abandon mutt.
  • Hardware: Dual-Pentium III with Linux Mandrake

Waldo Bastian

A Short Intro

  • Located in: Point Reyes Station, CA, USA
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Nickname on IRC: zogje
  • Claim to Fame: Making KDE2 require less memory than KDE1
  • Fav. KDE applications: KMail
  • Hardware: Intel PIII-500 / 128Mb

Cristian Tibirna

A Short Intro

  • Located in: Quebec City, Canada
  • Occupation: Numerical simulation research professional, Chemical engineering researcher
  • Nickname on IRC: In real life, not really. People call me Cristian. On IRC "Inorog" (when I'm at work) and "dochia" (when I'm at home)
  • Claim to Fame: Personal: making my family's life easier (by leaving Romania); Professional: not getting killed by overwork yet
  • Claim to Shame: Personal: Having to leave my country and my parents; Professional: letting my employers overwork me
  • Fav. KDE applications: KMail, Konqueror, ... all! :-)
  • Hardware: PII-533/128MB RAM - 17" screen (will improve it soon, I hope, I *adore* huge screens :-) NetWinder

Stephan Kulow

A Short Intro

  • Located in: Lübeck, Germany
  • Occupation: Student of Med. Computer Science
  • Nickname on IRC: coolo - which is the right pronouncation of my last name, nothing else. My mother calls me Willy, but that's another story ;)
  • Claim to Fame: Being most likely the tallest KDE core developer (I put the core in here, as I don't know every KDE developer :)
  • Fav. KDE applications: kmoon and kpat
  • Hardware: A normal PC fast enough

Lauri Watts

A Short Intro

  • Located in: Sweden
  • Occupation: Graphic Designer
  • Nickname on IRC: KrazyKiwi
  • Claim to Fame: Zip
  • Fav. KDE applications: KNode, Konqueror
  • Hardware: Lots of things :) - Mostly an Intel PII400