Authors and contributors
The current project director is Christian Foltin.
Up to version 0.4, FreeMind was developed by Jörg Müller. Jörg has not only started the project, he has also done a very good registration on Open Directory and designed the architecture that is still in use today.
The versions 0.5 and 0.6 have been developed by Daniel Polansky.
The credit for version 0.6.5 goes mainly to Petr Novak of Brno, with smaller contribution of Daniel Polansky.
The credit for version 0.6.7 goes mainly to Dimitri Polivaev and Christian Foltin, with smaller contribution of Daniel Polansky.
The credit for version 0.7.0 goes mainly to Christian Foltin, with smaller contribution from Bob Alexander, Alex Dukal, Andrew Iggleden, Takeshi Kakeda, Dimitri Polivaev, Daniel Polansky, Knud Riishøjgård and others.
Version 0.7.1 is a bug fix of version 0.7.0 including auto-save with contributions by Christian Foltin, Daniel Polansky and a patch by Dimitri Polivaev.
The credit for version 0.8.0 goes mainly to Christian Foltin and Dimitri Polivaev, with smaller contribution from Daniel Polansky and others, including translators.
The credit for version 0.9.0 goes mainly to Christian Foltin, Dimitry Polivaev, and Daniel Polansky. Other key contributors include translators, bug reporters, and Linux packager Eric Lavarde.
According to Jörg Müller, various smaller contributions are due to Sebastian Fischmeister - misc patches, Jean-Luc Deladriere - french support, Jared Rhine - no longer used perl script freemind2html, Richard Krutisch - author of MAK. Hauke Helmers - the images, Rainer Janssen - time and Jost Schenck - author of MyMap.