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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot" ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: [Announcement] Emmanuel Lecharny is our new PMC Chair (Directory V.P.)
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2007 09:59:38 GMT
Congratulations Emmanuel!

P-A M.

On 4/10/07, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:
>
> Congrats Emmanuel!
>
> Many thanks Alex for your leadership on this project.
>
>
> Regards,
> Alan
>
> On Apr 6, 2007, at 12:18 PM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > This email is my last message to the community with my PMC Chair
> > hat on.
> >
> > For some time now I wanted to step down from the position of PMC
> > Chair so the position
> > can be cycled among those on our PMC.  With the vibrant growth of
> > our community and
> > a strong PMC I finally feel comfortable doing so.  For the record
> > I'm not going anywhere
> > except fishing on occasion :). I intend to participate on the PMC
> > and work hard on progressing
> > all Apache Directory projects so they're the best in each of their
> > domains.  View this
> > evolutionary step as a sign of how healthy our community has
> > become.  Really it's a
> > proud day for me.
> >
> > After announcing my intention to resign, I asked the PMC to
> > recommend a candidate
> > to the board for V.P. of the Directory Project.  Emmanuel Lecharny
> > was unanimously
> > chosen.  In their last official meeting the board approved the
> > resolution to make Emmanuel
> > the V.P. of Apache Directory.
> >
> > Emmanuel has been among us forever.  I think he began contributing
> > before we left the incubator.
> > He's probably answered several of your questions and fixed numerous
> > issues and added many
> > features into ApacheDS.  Let me not overlook the fact that he has
> > helped forge MINA, LDAP
> > Studio and Triplesec.  He is equally concerned with every project
> > we've had here.  Most importantly
> > he's been a sturdy rock in our community, helping it grow and
> > overcome it's problems.  He
> > understands the value of community over just the code alone.
> > Emmanuel once said to me, "Open Source is not
> > a technical phenomenon but a social one.  The code just gives us a
> > reason to come together."
> > Of course he misspelled phenomenon :).  Seriously I don't know
> > where we would be today without
> > his presence.  Emmanuel will make an ideal Chair, and we're very
> > lucky to have him.
> >
> > So, everyone, let's welcome him with a big applause!
> >
> > Regards,
> > Alex Karasulu
> >
>
>

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