The project was founded and is maintained by:

As of 2012 the core team consists additionally of (in alphabetical order):

  • Sylwester Arabas
    Library routines, testing, documentation, portability issues
  • Alain Coulais
    Library routines, testing, documentation, presentations
  • Gilles Duvert
    Library routines, plotting, testing
  • Joel Gales
    Library routines (TV, FFT, HISTOGRAM, HDF support, widgets)

Among many good folks who provided patches and valuable feedback (in alphabetical order):

Médéric Bocquien, Justin Bronn, Pierre Chanial, Christoph Fuchs, Nicolas Galmiche, Greg Huey, Gaurav Khanna, Benjamin Laurent, Christopher Lee, Maxime Lenoir, Peter Messmer, Gregory Marchal, Thibaut Mermet, Léa Noreskal, Jeong Bin Park, Mathieu Pinter, Orion Poplawski, Rene Preusker, Mateusz Turcza, Joanna Woo, H Xu, ...

GDL contains snippets of code borrowed from other free and open-source projects credited to:

Deepak Bandyopadhyay, Sergio Gelato, Lutz Kettner, Craig B. Markwardt, Paul Ricchiazzi, Danny Smith, J.D. Smith, Richard Schwartz, Paul Wessel, Bob Withers, ...

Pre-compiled or pre-configured packages of GDL are available for numerous systems thanks to:

Juan A. Añel, Axel Beckert, Markus Dittrich, Takeshi Enomoto, Sébastien Fabbro, Orlando Garcia Feal, Gaurav Khanna, Justin Lecher, Sébastien Maret, Léa Noreskal, Orion Poplawski, Marius Schamschula, Gürkan Sengün, Thierry Thomas, ...

GDL is written in C++ using the Terence Parr's ANTLR language-recognition framework. Most of the library routines are implemented as interfaces to open-source packages such as GNU Scientific Library, PLPlot, FFTW, ImageMagick, and many many more.

Last but not least, we would like to acknowledge the designers of IDL and PV-WAVE.

Please do report any missing name on the lists above in the same way as any other bug in GDL (see support & feedback). Please also let us know if you would not like to be listed.