Boris Bokowski is a Software Developer with IBM Rational Software in Ottawa, Canada and a full-time Eclipse committer working on the Platform UI team. He is part of the "API police" for the Eclipse Platform, and a member of the Eclipse Architecture Council. Boris is looking at the UI side of the RCP, and among other areas owns the JFace viewers component. He is also the main architect of the JFace data binding framework. He holds a PhD in computer science from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
Jim des Rivieres has been involved with architecture of the Eclipse Platform and JDT infrastructure and the design of the Eclipse APIs. Jim is the former Eclipse articles editor, and co-author of the book "The Art of the Metaobject Protocol". His interests include API design and evolution, programming languages, and digital photography. Jim is a committer on the Eclipse Platform project working for IBM Rational Software in Ottawa.
John Arthorne is a software developer with IBM Rational Software, and has been a committer on the Eclipse project since its inception. He has been a key contributor to many areas of the platform, including the original runtime, Equinox runtime, resource model, JFace, the platform UI, CVS/Team integration, and the incremental java builder. Among other things, he designed and implemented the concurrency API (org.eclipse.core.jobs), and the Eclipse file system API (org.eclipse.core.filesystem). John co-authored "Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs" published by Addison-Wesley, and is a member of the Eclipse Foundation Architecture Council.