Thank GNUs, 2001

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2001 Supporters

Equipment and Services

We would like to thank the following donors of equipment and services:

Cyclades, Inc., for donation of a serial board used for remote machine control
Global NAPs, for T1 Internet connectivity to the FSF offices
Global NAPs, for colocation services of savannah/subversions
IBM, for the loan of our main GNU Project mail server and the main Distribution Office computer
IBM, for the loan of computers to use at trade shows
VA Linux, for colocation services for gnuftp and gnudist

Corporate Sponsors ($25,000 or more)


Patrons ($5000 or more)

Bibliotek-Systemer AS (Norway)
Clarendon Photonics, in the name of Steven G. Johnson
Earl A. Killian
IBM Corporation
Intel Corporation
James Van Artsdalen
Kazuhiro Suzuki (Japan)
Kyoto Micro Computer Company, Ltd. (Japan)
Rodrigo F. M. Torres (Brazil)
Software Research Associates (Japan)
Stichting NLnet (The Netherlands)
The San Francisco Foundation

Sustaining Contributors ($1000 to $4999)

Anant Sahai
Daniel Stutzbach
David Pollak
Debian guru (Japan)
Derald H. Ruttenberg Foundation
Donald and Jill Knuth
Guddland Digital SA (Luxembourg)
James Robinson
Juliette Bertho and her son Philippe Gerum (France)
Kerr Hatrick (UK)
Krishna Kunchithapadam
Loïc Dachary (France)
Michael and Amy Tiemann
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Matz
Nihon Sun User Group (Japan)
Opencola Ltd. (Canada)
O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Paul Eggert
Philip Sackinger
Santosh Balakrishnan
Sanyo Electric Co. (Japan)
Takashi Watabe (Japan)
Terence O'Gorman
T. H. and Patricia I. Puckett
The Boston Foundation
Toshiki Fujisawa (Japan)
Transistor Gijyutsu magazine (Japan)
Yutaka Niibe (Japan)

Contributors ($500 to $999)

Ali Bahrami and Emilie Young
Antony P. Joseph
Barry and Kathryn Rountree
Brent G. Ewing
CodeMeta, Inc.
Daniel B. McDaniel
David Hampton
David Moews
Duke University
Felix M. Finch
Gary Sowers
Jason Cook
Jean Michael Smith
Joan Eslinger
Louis Vitela
Michael Coleman
Michael Hanau
Paul W. Reich
Perforce Software, in the name of Doug Jefferys
Ross A. Lippert
Scot Boughton
Swiss Open Systems User Group (Switzerland)
Toby J. Perkins
Ulrik Dickow (Denmark)
United Way of King County, WA
United Way of Tri-State, NY
Vance Petree
Van Loon Control Systems
Vlatko Primorac

Supporters ($100 to $499)

Anonymous (several)
Anthony G. Bradford
Ben Pfaff
Bobby Bryant
Brett T. Hemenway
Brian Lee Ivey
Cadacus, Inc.
Chien-Chung Liu
Clark D. Mikkelsen
Dan C. Carroll
Daniel E. Oldman and Catherine M. Starkweather
Daniel K. Gillmor
David Gilbert
David W. Beck
D G Computer Consulting, Inc.
Donald A. Patterson
Don Lindsay
Don L. Scarborough
Douglas J. Swanson
Douglas Lewan
Dr. L. Thomas Heywood, Jr. and Dr. Barbara Heywood
Dr. Stefan Harjes (Germany)
Dwight P. Rudolph, Jr.
Eckaids Malthias (Germany)
Elizabeth Chicares
Eric Crampton
Eric Runquist
Evgeny Roubinchtein
Frank Mori Hess
Gary Selzer
George E. Fischer
George G. Demmy
George Hacken
Gerald P. Alldredge
Greater Twin Cities United Way, MN
GULL (Switzerland)
Hironobu Suzuki (Japan)
Hiroo Yamagata (Japan)
Holly Lewis and Neal D. McBurnett
Howard Golden
Howard J. Bampton
Ian Schindler (France)
Jack Barnett
James A. Gaidos
James M. Campbell
James S. Larson
Jean-Francois Cayula
Jedi Systems, Inc.
Jeffrey G. Donner
Joel Edward Grimes
Joel L. Bouwens
John A. DeRosa
John and Virginia Ramsdell
John Fitzgerald
John H. West
John Ringland
John Wiersba
Jonathan L. Summers
Jonathan M. Cheyer
Joseph M. Reagle Jr.
Joseph Provo
Judi Nielsen
Ken Firestone
Kenichi Nabeya
Kevin D. Wright
Kevin L. Dupree
Kwee Heong Tan
Kyle Schurle
Lee Alan Shombert
Lewis and Bernice Lipkin
Li-Cheng Tai
Makito Yagi (Japan)
Maria C. Caussyn
Mark D. Rustad
Mark Smith
Marty Cawthon
Mershon Software Inc.
Michael A. Stevens
Michael C. Poteet
Michael D. Kupfer
Michael J. Landrus
Michael J. McGraw
Michael J. O'Donnell Consulting Inc.
Michael Slass
Micromethods, Inc.
Mjolner Informatics ApS (Denmark)
Nelson and Julia Christianson
Nick Willson
Paolo Lamponi
Paul A. McLean
Paul D. von Behren
Paul S. Christensen
Peter G. Neumann
Peter Hudecek (Germany)
Piet Hut
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
PipeVine, Inc.
Puduvankunnil Udayakumar
Ranganathan P. Sankaralingam
Reto Stamm
Richard D. Bronson
Richard D. Schultz
Richard T. Ace
Rob Chauncey
Robert A. Stine
Robert G. Utter
Robert McDonald
Robert M. Emmons
Robert Nichols
Rohit Kanwar (India)
R. Steven Rainwater
Safeco Insurance Co.
San Minh Le
Sean C. Medina
Seneca Valley (PA) Senior High School, Challenge 2001
Sergey Bratus
Seth and Kimberly Glattstein
Shaun T. Case
Shea Ako
Software Engineers Association (Japan)
Spencer Hobe
Stanley H. Zisk
Stanley W. Brown
Steven P. Willner
Steve Roggenkamp
Steve Singles
Sun Microsystems Foundation
Tamio Tsukamoto (Japan)
T. Dan Bracken, Inc.
Theodore B. Ruegsegger
The Written Word, Inc.
Thien-thi Nguyen
Thomas M. O'Brien
Tim Josling
Tm Bioscience (Canada)
Trevor Little
United Way of Androscoggin County, ME
United Way of Burlington County, NJ
United Way of Central Stark County, OH
United Way of Southeastern Idaho
United Way of Stanislaus County, CA
United Way of the National Capital Area, DC
Van Slyke Family Fund, Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund Walter A. Rentschler
Warren C. Gibson
Westley Sherman
William C. Lietzke
William D. Arnold
William D. Mitchell, Jr.
William L. Menninger
William Preston
Winston B. Edmond
WRQ, Inc.

Smaller Donors

Thanks also to those who have made smaller donations, including donors at Usenix (Boston), the O'Reilly Open Source Conference (San Jose), LinuxWorld Expo (San Francisco), Richard Stallman's various appearances (Chicago, Washington (DC)), the October 2001 Geek Cruise, and other places.