Timothée Besset is a French software programmer, (also known as TTimo), best known for supporting Linux, as well as some Macintosh, ports of id Software's products. He has been involved with the game ports of various id properties over the past ten years, starting with Quake III Arena. Since the development of Doom 3 he was also in charge of the multiplayer network code and various aspects of game coding for id, a role which had him heavily involved in the development of their online game QuakeLive.
He has been occasionally called "zerowing", but he has never gone by that name himself. It is derived from the community oriented system zerowing.idsoftware.com, of which the Linux port pages are the most prominent. The system was actually named by Christian Antkow based on the Zero Wing meme.
Life and career
Besset grew up in France, and started programming in the early 1990s. In school he majored in computer science, as well as pursuing courses in chemistry, mechanics, and f