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人物:Pieter Hintjens


Hintjens was born in Congo in 1962 and grew up in East Africa.[3][4]

Hintjens served as CEO and chief software designer for iMatix, a firm that produced free software applications, such as the ZeroMQ high performance message library, the OpenAMQ AMQP messaging service, Libero,[5] the GSL code generator,[6] and the Xitami web server.[7]

He was active in open standards development, being the author of the original Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP), a founder of the Digital Standards Organization, and the editor of the RestMS web messaging protocol.[8] RestMS is developed using a peer-to-peer, share-alike, branch and merge model (COSS) developed by Hintjens and others for the Digital Standards Organization in 2008.[9]

He was CEO of Wikidot Inc., one of the fastest growing wikifarms, until February 2010.

In 2010 Hintjens was diagnosed with bile duct cancer, which was successfully surgically removed.[10] However, in April 2016, it returned and he was diagnosed with terminal cholangiocarcinoma.[2] Hintjens underwent voluntary euthanasia on 4 October 2016.[1]