Julian Seward

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Julian Seward
Julian Seward, 2011-09-15.jpg
Known for bzip2, valgrind

Julian Seward is a compiler writer and Free Software contributor who lives in Cambridge, UK. He is commonly known for creating the bzip2 compression tool, as well as the valgrind memory debugging toolset founded in 2000. In 2006, he won a second Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award for his work on Valgrind.

Julian currently works at Mozilla.[1]

Contributions[edit]

  • bzip2 - data compressor
  • cacheprof - a tool for locating the sources of D-cache misses
  • GHC - The Glasgow Haskell Compiler
  • Valgrind - a memory debugger

Awards[edit]

  • July 2006 Julian Seward won a Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award for "Best Toolmaker" for his work on Valgrind

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rob Sayre's Blog

External links[edit]