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From Joan Touzet <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Joan Touzet joins the PMC
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:04:22 GMT
Hah, yes! I can't decide which I like more. plum was clearly more
anthropomorphic, but was clearly more trolly than Monty, who
more often just made me laugh.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Noah Slater" <>
To: "Noah Slater" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2014 2:10:26 PM
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Joan Touzet joins the PMC

Joan, do you remember plum? Around the same time as Monty. Here's a
snippet from #couchdb from way back when...

07:15 <plum> The Expando Class:
07:31 <VladDrac> plum: this expando pattern is quite common in object databases,
07:31 <plum> they're a commonly-used indicator of environmental
quality, that design patterns are hacks around a languages missing
07:31 <VladDrac> actually only rdbm's are highly static in their
schema definition
07:31 <VladDrac> Plone (a cms) is build on Zope/ ZODB (object
database) and has specifically these features for the reasons you
07:47 <jmoiron> fyi, just in case;  plum's a bot

On 10 April 2014 19:55, Noah Slater <> wrote:
> Oh man, that made me nostalgic. I miss Monty. And I'm SO happy you're
> joining the PMC. Welcome aboard Joan. :)
> On 10 April 2014 18:30, Joan Touzet <> wrote:
>> Noah and the Apache CouchDB PMC, thank you for nominating me to join
>> your number.
>> Boy, how times have changed! In May 2009, I was a month or so into PhD
>> research. I popped on IRC to ask my first CouchDB question - why a view
>> was never returning - and stumbled upon a way to get invalid UTF-8 data
>> into Couch, but not back out. Jan, Damien, Monty and Paul helped me out,
>> though Paul was occasionally AFK looking at new apartment listings, and
>> of course Monty was barking mad.
>> People were friendly, engaged, and genuinely interested in the bug that
>> became COUCHDB-345. It took 4 months to fix, and ended up with a patch
>> set upstream to mochiweb as well.
>> Since then I've been a non-stop user of CouchDB, including incorporating
>> it into a p2p secure asset sharing system, an artefact repository for
>> software release & deployment, as a backend for some top 10 mobile phone
>> games and of course work on CouchDB, bigcouch and Cloudant themselves.
>> I remain convinced that CouchDB is the sleeper NoSQL tech that's winning
>> in the long run.
>> We've got a lot of bugs to squash still, 2 big merges to get done and a
>> whole lot of great requests and suggestions from the community at large.
>> I look forward to doing everything I can to facilitate that work, and a
>> few of my own patches as well.
>> Rock on,
>> Joan
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Noah Slater" <>
>> To:
>> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:57:24 AM
>> Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Joan Touzet joins the PMC
>> Dear community,
>> I am delighted to announce that Joan Touzet joins the Apache CouchDB
>> Project Management Committee today.
>> Joan has made outstanding, sustained contributions to the project.
>> This appointment is an official acknowledgement of their position
>> within the community, and our trust in their ability to provide
>> oversight for the project.
>> Everybody, please join me in congratulating Joan!
>> On behalf of the CouchDB PMC,
>> --
>> Noah Slater
> --
> Noah Slater

Noah Slater

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