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A history of VisionFS

Top for Linux (2014)
I wrote the first version of top for Linux in 1991.

These are very old but somehow still popular:



Some software that is my fault that I still maintain:

Another Python SQLite Wrapper. This is a tight binding to SQLite and is not compatible with DBAPI.


Some software handed off to others:

A program for manipulating contacts, calendars, wallpapers, ringtones and the embedded filesystem of 2003 to 2007 era cell phones.
IMAP Spam Begone
A tool that scans your IMAP Inbox with SpamAssassin


JIA Mini Python (2013)
Implementation of a useful subset of Python in Java and Objective C, primarily intended for mobile apps.
Dotamatic (2004)
A program that allows you to print out images across many sheets of paper, using a variety of styles for the pixels. It was inspired by The Rasterbator (which has only one style).
UML Builder (2003)
A tool for installing common Linux distributions for use with user mode linux.
mod SKAS 3 (2002)
A kernel patch that speeds up User Mode Linux considerably ported to being a module. Use at your own risk! This is now very obsolete.

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