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From Jose Barragan <>
Subject Re: Welcome Erik de Bruin as an Apache Flex Committer and PPMC Member!
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2012 09:41:41 GMT
Congrats Erik :)

On Aug 21, 2012, at 1:16 AM, Om <> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Please join me in welcoming Erik de Bruin as Apache Flex's newest committer
> and PPMC member.  Erik has been a vocal participant on the mailing list and
> has been contributing some high quality work, mostly in the
> InstallApacheFlex app and related tools.  We all look forward to his
> contributions as an Apache Committer.
> Erik, asking to be made a committer on the list usually does not work, but
> you backed it up with a lot of very good patches :-)  Thanks for your
> contributions so far, and we expect more in the future!
> Regards,
> Om
> Just a bit about Erik in his own words:
> ==================
> I'm a 40-something (ancient, I know ;-)
> and I live in Utrecht, the Netherlands. I have had my own
> coding/consulting company, Ix Multimedia Software, since 1996. The
> main focus of my company is on eLearning.
> Ever since my previous love, Macromedia's Authorware, died, I have
> been an avid Flex coder. I am the architect for a couple of large and
> countless small(er) projects. I think Flex is the perfect environment
> for writing the client side presentation of large datasets and media
> living somewhere on a server.
> After lurking around the Apache Flex community for a couple of months,
> I found that I started to worry a bit about how the project would make
> it's wonderful product available to developers everywhere. OmPrakash
> Muppirala (Om) hit upon a great idea to build an installer application
> that takes away the 'hassle' of fetching the SDK from the Apache Flex
> website (and various other locations) and adding it to the user's IDE.
> I started working with Om to make that app a success, and I plan on
> continuing that work, as well as actively trying to get the various
> parties (I'm looking at you, Spoon) to host (a link to) this installer
> app, in order to increase the availability and accessibility of the
> SDK. And I'm sure that there are a couple of other things that I might
> be able to help with as well ;-)
> I look forward to being a committer and working with all of you,
> EdB
> ==================

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