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From "Tim Williams" <>
Subject Re: new committer and PMC member: Gavin McDonald
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2006 11:09:57 GMT
On 7/25/06, Thorsten Scherler <> 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

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