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.
- 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.