Terry Davis

IRL Name: 
Terry Davis

Terry Davis is the sole author of TempleOS which he described as a a free, public domain, open source, x86_64, non-preemptive multi-tasking, multi-cored, ring-0-only, single-address-map (identity-mapped), non-networked, PC operating system. Davis was born December 1969 and has been diagnosed with schizophrenia since the mid-1990s. Development for TempleOS began in 2003 after Davis suffered from a series of manic episodes that left him briefly hospitalized for mental health issues. The operating system was coded in a programming language, developed by Davis in C/C++ called "HolyC". The OS runs a file system called "Red Sea".


Davis is a former atheist who believes that he can "talk with God" and that God told him the operating system he built was God's official temple.

According to Davis TempleOS is of 'Divine' intellect due to the inspired nature of the code.

He has a tendency to appear on various programming forums with a burst of strange, paranoid, and often racist comments.