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From Russell Branca <chewbra...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Joan Touzet joins the PMC
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:03:52 GMT
Congrats Joan!


-Russell


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> 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 <joant@atypical.net> 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" <nslater@apache.org>
> > To: dev@couchdb.apache.org
> > 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
> > https://twitter.com/nslater
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>

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