According to a post on the Unix Heritage Society mailing list, prominent FOSS developer and Unix enthusiast, Jörg Schilling passed away on Sunday, 10th October 2021.
He was an active member of this site and was generous in sharing his extensive knowledge of Unix and computer systems.
He had strong opinions (loved Solaris, passionate about portability and POSIX, didn’t seem to like GNU or Linux) and wasn’t afraid to express them in a forthright manner.
As the long-time developer of
mkisofs, anyone who has ever copied or burned a CD or DVD on a Unix-like OS has benefited from his work and commitment to quality. Others may also remember his work on developing software for SCSI systems.
Condolences to his loved ones.