Today I got an email from the OLPC mailing list from Jim Gettys, he's leaving the project:

I too am sad to be leaving the project; but there many, many kids who
will be benefiting. I've learned a lot, and made friends all over the

I may be involved in some form as  a volunteer in the future but in the
near term I also need to focus on finding employment.  You know where to
find me.

Thank you all for your efforts; millions of kids benefit...
- Jim

He did a lot of GREAT contributions, thanks for your help...

if you want to read about him go here

P.S: Do you know that he's one of the main author of the X Window System ?