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Robert J. Chassell

Robert (aka "Bob") Chassell was one of the founding directors of Free Software Foundation (FSF) in 1985. While on the Board of Directors, Chassell was also the treasurer for FSF.[1] He left the FSF to become a full-time speaker on free software topics.

Chassell has authored several books including:

  • Chassell, Robert J. (2003). Software Freedom: An Introduction. Boston: GNUpress.  
  • Chassell, Robert J. (2004). An introduction to Programming in  


  1. ^ "GNU's Bulletin". Free Software Foundation. 1986. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

External links

  • Bob's personal homepage
  • A 30 minute audio interview with Robert
  • An online copy of "Software Freedom: An Introduction"
  • An online copy of "An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp"
  • An online copy of "Choice and Constraint

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