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10 March 1972 |
|Alma mater||South Ural State University (former Chelyabinsk Technical University), Faculty of Electronics|
|Known for||RAR, WinRAR|
The RAR compression algorithm is officially owned by his elder brother Alexander, because Eugene Roshal has "no time to concern himself with software development and copyright-related issues at the same time."
- win.rar GmbH. "RAR and WinRAR END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (EULA)". RARLAB.
The author and holder of the copyright of the software is Alexander L. Roshal. [...] Neither RAR binary code, WinRAR binary code, UnRAR source or UnRAR binary code may be used or reverse engineered to re-create the RAR compression algorithm, which is proprietary, without written permission.
- Biography and product timeline based on The Compression Project web page: Russian language interview with E. Roshal accessed 12 January 2010 (and verified by personal email exchange with him in 2011).
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