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Ondřej Vašík

I'm working (since May 2007) for Red Hat as Software Engineer in Base OS Development team - Core Services (Brno Office). I maintain some system packages ( filesystem, setup, coreutils ...) , archivers ( tar, cpio, star, pax ... ), docbook/text processing stuff and few other packages.


  • Email: ovasik AT redhat DOT com
  • IRC: ovasik AT redhat IRC
  • Fedora Account: ovasik
  • Jabber: resetak AT njs DOT netlab DOT cz

My activities within Fedora

I'm responsible for this packages/projects:

  • basesystem -- The skeleton package which defines a simple Fedora system
  • bc -- GNU's bc (a numeric processing language) and dc (a calculator)
  • coreutils -- A set of basic GNU tools commonly used in shell scripts
  • cpio -- A GNU archiving program
  • docbook-dtds -- SGML and XML document type definitions for DocBook
  • docbook-simple -- Simplified DocBook is a small subset of the DocBook XML DTD
  • docbook-slides -- DocBook Slides document type and stylesheets
  • docbook-style-dsssl -- Norman Walsh's modular stylesheets for DocBook
  • docbook-style-xsl -- Norman Walsh's XSL stylesheets for DocBook XML
  • docbook-utils -- Shell scripts for managing DocBook documents
  • docbook5-schemas -- Norman Walsh's schemas (DTD, Relax NG, W3C schema) for Docbook 5.X
  • docbook5-style-xsl -- Norman Walsh's XSL stylesheets for DocBook 5.X
  • elinks -- A text-mode Web browser
  • filesystem -- The basic directory layout for a Linux system
  • jadetex -- TeX macros used by Jade TeX output
  • libwvstreams -- WvStreams is a network programming library written in C++
  • linuxdoc-tools -- A text formatting package based on SGML
  • ncompress -- Fast compression and decompression utilities
  • openjade -- A DSSSL implementation
  • opensp -- SGML and XML parser
  • passivetex -- Macros to process XSL formatting objects
  • pax -- POSIX File System Archiver
  • perl-SGMLSpm -- Perl library for parsing the output of nsgmls
  • quota -- System administration tools for monitoring users' disk usage
  • rootfiles -- The basic required files for the root user's directory
  • setup -- A set of system configuration and setup files
  • sgml-common -- Common SGML catalog and DTD files
  • star -- An archiving tool with ACL support
  • tar -- A GNU file archiving program
  • taskjuggler -- Project management tool
  • uucp -- A set of utilities for operations between systems
  • wvdial -- A heuristic autodialer for PPP connections
  • xmltex -- Namespace-aware XML parser written in TeX
  • xmlto -- A tool for converting XML files to various formats

I'm comaintainer of

  • help2man -- Create simple man pages from --help output
  • inn -- The InterNetNews system, an Usenet news server
  • kdepim3 -- Compatibility support for kdepim3
  • links -- Web browser running in both graphics and text mode
  • xhtml2fo-style-xsl -- Antenna House, Inc. XHTML to XSL:FO stylesheets

I'm upstream for xmlto, filesystem and setup.

My papers from DevConf 2009 in Brno

My papers from DevConf2011 in Brno

My papers from DevConf2012 in Brno