Creators of Edi
Prem Anand Ramanathan
Anantha Krishnan Umamaheswara Ramakrishnan
Evolution of Edi
A set of enthusiastic young Computer Engineering students from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, South India got together and decided that VI Editor was not really enough for a Linux developer. So they decided to develop a text based editor with really cool UI for Linux.
The gang analyzed various aspects of the future editor and decided to give it a DOS-Turbo C++ editor's look. A wonderful design with efficient implementation started to take shape.
Though the start was enthusiastic, it did not go as quick as it could have been.
Later, 3 of the guys chose to take it and proceed. Those 3 guys are the ones mentioned above.
The contribution of the others cannot be forgotten and Edi does have their intellectual influence in it. Those guys are :