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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: new committer and PMC member: Gavin McDonald
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2006 13:34:02 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Williams [mailto:williamstw@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 25 July 2006 7:10 PM
> To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: new committer and PMC member: Gavin McDonald
> 
> On 7/25/06, Thorsten Scherler <thorsten@apache.org> wrote:
> > The Project Management Committee (PMC) for Apache Forrest
> > has asked Gavin McDonald to become a committer and
> > member of the PMC, and we are pleased to announce that
> > he has accepted.
> >
> > Gavin has been around our community for some time. He has been gradually
> > immersing himself in our community, striving to understand important
> > parts of Forrest, giving excellent user perspective feedback and
> > thorough testing. He is becoming increasingly involved with developer
> > tasks, in particular he has started to help manage JIRA, and admin task
> > that is overlooked by most committers.
> >
> > Furthermore, he is happy to become involved in "sticky" threads, trying
> > to find a sensible compromise to any given situation.
> >
> > Being a committer enables easier contribution to the
> > project since there is no need to go via the patch
> > submission process. This should enable better productivity.
> > Being a PMC member enables assistance with the management
> > and to guide the direction of the project.
> >
> > A very warm welcome to Gavin.
> 
> Welcome aboard Gavin, look forward to seeing your energies put to more
> efficient use.  As before, we're all here to help if you need
> anything...
> --tim

Thanks Tim, no doubt it will be needed.

Coffee, lots of coffee, that will do for starters :)

Gav...

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