Open Source

Created: by Pradeep Gowda Updated: Jun 21, 2024 Tagged: opensource

How free software hijacked Philip Hazel’s life [LWN.net]

Philip Hazel was 51 when he began the Exim message transfer agent (MTA) project in 1995, which led to the Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) project in 1998. At 80, he’s maintained PCRE, and its successor PCRE2, for more than 27 years.