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From "Henning P. Schmiedehausen" <...@intermeta.de>
Subject Re: [Vote] Greg Monroe as a Torque committer
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 21:15:33 GMT
Thomas Fischer <tfischer@apache.org> writes:

Yeah, yeah, I'm late. Sorry 'bout that. 

+1 from me. 

	Best regards

>Hi all,

>I'd like to propose Greg Monroe (Greg.Monroe@DukeCE.com) as a committer to 
>Torque. He has contributed many ideas and patches (both bug fixes and 
>enhancements), is very active on the Torque Mailing lists and is currently 
>establishing the Torque-addons project at SourceForge.

>Please cast your vote:

>[ ] +1 Greg should become a Torque committer
>[ ] 0 I don't care
>[ ] -1 Greg should not become a Torque committer (please give reasons)

>Voting is subject to the rules in http://db.apache.org/decisions.html.
>The vote closes on Sun, 19 Nov, 23:00 MEZ.

>This is what Greg writes about himself:
>I started programming when I learned Fortran (on punch cards)
>in High School. I studied Mechanical Engineering at Purdue
>University, but after co-oping (work semester/school semester)
>with IBM, I found that I loved computers more than M.E, and
>added an associate CS to my major (full CS would have added
>a year to college, but I got in the basics Pascal, C, APL, and
>some I've forgotten)

>After college, I followed my girl friend (now wife) to
>Duke University and got a job in the business school's
>Computer Education Center.  There I got a wealth of
>experience. This included:

>- Being a System Programmer for an IBM Mainframe
>   (VM/SP, PROFS, BitNet, Assembler, PL/I, SAS anyone?);
>- Being the point person on that new fangled PC/LAN stuff;
>- Being the technical architect for the Computer Mediated
>   Learning Environment, a pre-HTTP faculty/student
>   collaboration system (Solaris, E-mail for all, NNTP, Gopher,
>   FTP, 1200Baud Dial-in, and more);
>- To being part of the team that developed an early Web-App to
>   support the first major B-school's distance ed. MBA program.
>   (it used the HAHT Application server, part Vbasic..ugghh..
>   part this new thing called Java-(V0.9 I think) that a very
>   experienced Lisp/SmallTalk guy talked us into/trained us
>   right in OOP.
>- The school sold this to a Silicon Valley dot.bomb company
>   called Pensare, and the development team spent a year working
>   with these folks as they converted it to an early EJB app on
>   Netscape's Application Server.

>After 17 years, I moved to a B-school spin-off company called Duke
>Corporate Education. Where, among other things, I (re?)inherited
>the Pensare platform after the company died and Duke bought back
>the rights.  I am currently the architect, developer, chief
>bottle washer for the ground up redesigned replacement system
>that is customized for our Exec Ed business (the other was more
>for curriculum based programs).  This uses Torque as it's OM

>FWIW, I am currently finishing up a Torque implimentation of
>jForum's DAO (data abstract layer) so I can integrate it into
>our application. (and have offered it to the jForum Team...)
>So keeping Torque healthy and useful to all is important to
>me both personally and professionally.

>      Thomas

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