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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: [VOTE][RESULT] add Nicolas Lalevée as committer
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2008 15:07:41 GMT
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Nicolas Lalevée <
nicolas.lalevee@anyware-tech.com> wrote:

> Le lundi 25 février 2008, Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de a écrit :
> > > > With 13 binding +1, 1 non binding, and one "accordez moi",
> > >
> > > I'm pleased to
> > >
> > > > announce that this vote passed successfully.
> > > >
> > > > Nicolas, we are honoured to welcome you as a new Apache Ant
> committer.
> > > >
> > > > I will contact you in private to give you some details on what you
> need
> > > > to do now to wear your ASF committer hat :-)
> > > >
> > > > Welcome aboard!
> > >
> > > I am honoured to be part of the Apache family. :)
> > >
> > > Following the tradition let's introduce myself.
> > >
> > > I am 27 years old, french, and I live in Toulouse, while
> > > being in the heart a
> > > mediterranean as all my childhood was in front of the see.
> > >
> > > I started to not only use computers but try to improve them
> > > with a Ti-89
> > > calculator [1]. So I started at a very low level with some
> > > 68k asm, and then
> > > I quickly learned C to avoid some headache.
> > >
> > > Then I discovered Java in my french engineering school which
> > > I found pretty
> > > cool in transforming segmentation faults into NPEs. After my
> > > graduation I did
> > > an internship at Anyware Technologies where I discovered the web
> > > applications, the open source and the Apache Foundation via
> > > Sylvain Wallez.
> > > Thank you Sylvain for introducing me to the Apache projects,
> > > but most of all
> > > to the community aspect of the foundation.
> > >
> > > Working on different projects I learned first about Cocoon,
> > > then I did some
> > > Eclipse plugins. After that I deeply looked into Lucene, also
> > > OpenRDF, and
> > > learned about Ivy after some maven frustration. I also get
> > > interested by
> > > Husdon, did an Ivy plugin and became a committer there. Then
> > > little on my own
> > > (I would like to thank my managers to allow me to do so) I
> > > decided to try to
> > > make IvyDE work because I was bugging me and a lot of my
> > > colleagues, forcing
> > > us to use some tricks. I had some difficulties to enter into
> > > the Eclipse JDT
> > > framework, but some thread on the ivy user mailing list keep
> > > me investigating
> > > bugs. Now that I know deeper Eclipse, I will continue to
> > > improve IvyDE
> > > because I think that even if Ant + Ivy can be a standalone
> > > core build system,
> > > tools for users do make the difference between a application
> > > and a great
> > > application.
> > >
> > > Thank you everyone!
> > >
> > > Nicolas
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.hibnet.org/ti.php
> > >
> > > PS: special dedication to my father who wrote me a dedication in his
> > > book : "you have to contribute to the open source !". Done dad ! ;)
> >
> > Welcome Nicolas.
> > Maybe you could update the committer page when you have commit rights.
>
> I got my commits rights,

Excellent!


> it is time to test them :)
>
> But I am not sure which page you are talking about. There is this one :
> http://ant.apache.org/contributors.html
>
> But I don't see Xavier, Maarten or Gilles over there.
> And as far as I know there isn't a such page on the ivy site.
>
> So only reference to them I have found is there:
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ant/ivy/core/trunk/RELEASE_NOTES

Indeed, there is no committers page on the site, sorry for the confusion.
The files I suggest to update are the RELEASE_NOTES and CHANGES.txt in
trunk.

Then I guess you already have plenty of code to check in in IvyDE :-)

Xavier

> <https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ant/ivy/core/trunk/RELEASE_NOTES>
>
> Nicolas
>
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