Michael Sweet (programmer)

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Michael Sweet is a computer scientist and is the primary developer and architect of CUPS, flPhoto, HTMLDOC, and Mini-XML. He was the original developer of the Gimp-Print software (now called Gutenprint) and contributes to other free software projects such as FLTK, Newsd, and Samba. He owns and runs Easy Software Products, a company that currently sells HTML publishing software.

In February 2007, Apple Inc. hired Michael Sweet and purchased the CUPS source code.[1][2] He continues to develop CUPS at Apple Inc.

Michael is also the chair of the Printer Working Group (PWG),[3] secretary of the IPP working group,[4] a designated expert for IPP and the Printer MIB for the IETF,[5] and is active in printing standards development within the PWG.

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