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Jim Gettys

Jim Gettys is the Vice President of Software for One Laptop Per Child. He was previously working on the X Window System, both on desktops and embedded systems such as the HP iPAQ. He helped to start the project and has also contributed to efforts. Gettys has served on the Foundation board of directors and served until 2004 on the Gnome Foundation board of directors. Gettys worked at W3C from 1995-1999; he is the editor of the HTTP/1.1 specification (now an IETF Draft Standard). He is one of the principal authors of the X Window System, edited the HTTP/1.1 specification for the IETF, and is one of the authors of AF, a network transparent audio server system.