Major figures in the history of free and open source software Edit
Christine Peterson (GF wiki entry) coined the term open source.
Kathleen Booth wrote the first assembly language.
Mitchell Baker (GF wiki entry) leader of Mozilla through its entire history and pre-history
Allison Randall (GF wiki entry) perl developer and community leader for many years, current OSI president
Lynn Jolitz developer of 386BSD
Major events in the history of free and open source software Edit