Google announces the winners of the 2008 Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards

Who won this year's Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards?

Yesterday Google and O'Reilly Media announced the 2008 Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards. Now in its fourth year, the Awards give a peak into some of the most competent and driven people within the open-source community.

The winners?

  • Best Community Amplifier: Chris Messina - BarCamp, Microformats and Spread Firefox
  • Best Contributor: Angela Byron - Drupal
  • Best Education Enabler: Martin Dougiamas - Moodle
  • Best Interoperator: Andrew Tridgell - Samba and Rsync
  • Defender of Rights: Harald Welte - gplviolations.org

An impressive group, by any standard.

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