Many people have further contributed to MDK by reporting problems,
suggesting various improvements, or submitting actual code. Here is a
list of these people. Please, help me keep it complete and exempt of
- Philip Ellis King
provided MIXAL test programs pinpointing bugs in the first MDK
release, and useful discussions as well. Philip has also contributed
with the Emacs port of
mixvm and influenced the
design with insightful comments and prototypes.
- Aleix Conchillo
has been following MDK’s development for many years, indefatigably
chasing and fixing bugs, and suggesting many improvements. He’s also the
original author of the Fink and Macports ports.
- Pieter E J Pareit
is the author of the Emacs MIXAL mode, and has also contributed many
- Michael Scholz
is the author of the German translation of MDK’s user interface.
- Sergey Poznyakoff
provided patches to mixlib/mix_scanner.l improving MIXAL compliance.
- Sergey Litvin
implemented the instructions
JXO from volume 2 of TAOCP.
- Francesc Xavier Noria
kindly and thoroughly reviewed the MDK documentation, providing
- Eric S. Raymond
contributed the documentation file MIX.DOC and the samples
elevator.mixal and mistery.mixal from his MIXAL package.
- Nelson H. F. Beebe
has tested MDK in a lot of Unix platforms, suggesting portability
enhancements to the source code.
- Ryan Schmidt, Agustin Navarro, Ying-Chieh Liao, Adrian Bunk, Baruch Even, and Ronald Cole
ported MDK to different platforms, and created and/or maintain
packages for it.
- Jason Uhlenkott, Andrew Hood, Radu Butnaru, Ruslan Batdalov, WeiZheng, Sascha Wilde, Michael Vernov and Xiaofeng Zhao
reported bugs and suggested fixes to them.
- Joshua Davies, Eli Bendersky, Milan Bella and Jens Seidel reported bugs on the documentation.
- Christoph von Nathusius, Stephen Ramsay and Johan Swanljung
tested MDK on different platforms, and helped fixing the configuration
process in them.
- Richard Stallman
suggested various improvements to the documentation and has always
kept an eye on each MDK release.
- MDK was inspired by Darius Bacon’s