O'Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards
The 13th Annual OReilly Open Source Award winners were announced.
|Talk Title||O'Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards|
|Conference||O’Reilly Open Source Convention|
|Conf Tag||Making Open Work|
|Date||May 8-11, 2017|
The O’Reilly Open Source Awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of open source software. Past recipients have included Brian Aker, Angela Byron, Karl Fogel, Pamela Jones, Bruce Momjian, Rikki Endsley, Chris Messina, Sarah Sharp, David Recordon, VM Brasseur, Andrew Tridgell, and Doug Cutting. The nomination process was open to the entire open source community, and all entries were judged by previous winners. The winners were announced during keynotes on Thursday, May 11, and are: The Frank Willison Memorial Award for Contributions to the Python Community is given annually to one or two people judged to have made an outstanding contribution to the Python community. The award was established in memory of Frank Willison, a Python enthusiast and O’Reilly editor-in-chief, who died in July 2001. Tim O’Reilly’s “In Memory of Frank Willison” includes a collection of quotes from Frank’s insightful and witty writing, and O’Reilly Media maintains an online archive of Frank Willison’s column, Frankly Speaking. The winners were announced during keynotes on Thursday, May 11, and are: