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Discussion on: What was your first ever contribution to Open Source?

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Karl Heinz Marbaise

I've taken a look and the earliest contribution I could find: (OMG ...astonished myself):

Sun Jun 15 14:37:58 1997  Karl Berry  <>

* doc/texinfo.texi (Command List): Various commands missing or

* makeinfo/makeinfo.c: Oops, failed to break out of loop.

* util/texindex.c: Use <getopt.h> not "getopt.h".

* All source files: Merge gettext changes from Karl E.;
his ChangeLog entries below.

This means this contribution is more than 20 years old...with a strange email address:

At this time CVS ( was used. At that time pull request didn't even exist ;-)