The following contributors hold Copyright (C) over their respective portions of code and documentation:
[Author of original version; maintained through version 2.0:]
1998-2001 [alex] Alexander Kuznetsov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
[Author of ~90% of current code, most of current documentation; maintained through version 3.3:]
2002-2007 [dsr] David S. Rushby <email@example.com>
[Finishing touch to v3.3; Current maintainer:]
2008-2009 [paci] Pavel Cisar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2001-2002 [maz] Marek Isalski <email@example.com>Marek made important first steps in removing the limitations of version 2.0 in preparation for version 3.0.
2001 [eac] Evgeny A. Cherkashin <firstname.lastname@example.org>Evgeny wrote the first version of the distutils build script, which was included in a 2.x point release.
2001-2002 [janez] Janez Jere <email@example.com>Janez contributed several bugfixes, including fixes for the date and time parameter conversion code in preparation for version 3.0.
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