Author of handy utils like crontab
, and others. Paul Vixie (sometimes just called Vixie
) has been contributing Unix utilities and net protocols since 1980.
People today probably know him for the MAPS RBL, a blacklist for spammers. Admin types probably know him due to his authorship of BIND, an open source DNS implementation popular on many flavors of Unix.
Contributed to the books Sendmail: Theory and Practice and Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution.