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From "Antonio Gallardo" <agalla...@agssa.net>
Subject RE: [VOTE RESULTS] Alfred Nathaniel as committer
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2005 21:20:15 GMT
Welcome on board Nathaniel!

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.


On Dom, 24 de Abril de 2005, 6:10, Nathaniel Alfred dijo:
>> I counted eighteen +1s and no other votes, welcome Alfred!
>
>> -Bertrand
>
> With my account in the works, it's time to introduce myself.
>
> I am team leader of Internet Service Development at SWX Swiss Exchange.
> Our business unit SWX e-Services (current staff 18, half of them
> developers) is in charge of the corporate websites of SWX and a number
> of related companies.  Our expertise lies in the processing of stock
> quotes and other financial data.
>
> In the old days we have been using mainly Perl CGIs and scripts for the
> generation of dynamic content.  Beginning of 2002 I started looking at
> Cocoon.  After a successful pilot to integrate a new Cocoon-based
> application into the existing website, Java and Cocoon became our
> technology of choice for all new developments.  In the meantime more
> than 80% of our content volume, including the two biggest sites
> www.swx.com and www.eurexchange.com, are Cocoon-based, and the rest is
> scheduled to follow.
>
> For us XSP is still a key technology and I am hesitating to go the
> flowscript way for various reasons.  With my SWX hat on the
> committership is therefore an important instrument to make sure that the
> XSP block stays production quality, even if declared legacy by the
> Cocoon avantgarde.  Another professional itch is to optimize
> multi-threaded performance on 4-8 CPU servers.
>
> Among the more personal interests I hope to combine with Cocoon during
> my copious sparetime are Relax NG (to fight the evil XML Schema moloch),
> findbugs (to fight bugs which should not be), and automatic unit tests
> (to fight those annoying regressions).
>
> As non-committer I was always wondering at the long list of [PATCH]
> entries in Bugzilla.  Now I better have a closer look whether I can't do
> something about that myself.
>
> Anyway, thanks to all you guys for creating Cocoon which makes my
> daytime job so much more interesting.  I hope I am up to contributing to
> it a bit myself now.
>
> Cheers, Alfred.
>
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