Financial support for the development of
Asymptote was generously
provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of
Canada, the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences, and the
University of Alberta Faculty of Science.
We also would like to acknowledge the previous work of John D. Hobby,
author of the program
MetaPost that inspired the development of
Asymptote, and Donald E. Knuth, author of TeX and
MetaFont (on which
MetaPost is based).
The authors of
Asymptote are Andy Hammerlindl, John Bowman, and
Tom Prince. Sean Healy designed the
Asymptote logo. Other
contributors include Orest Shardt, Jesse Frohlich, Michail Vidiassov,
Charles Staats, Philippe Ivaldi, Olivier Guibé, Radoslav Marinov,
Jeff Samuelson, Chris Savage, Jacques Pienaar, Mark Henning, Steve Melenchuk,
Martin Wiebusch, and Stefan Knorr.