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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:45:05 GMT
Hi Tora--

Thanks for the intro and a good reminder to all of us about the mirrors
project! hmmmm.....

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 5:09 AM, tora - Takamichi Akiyama <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'd like to introduce myself, too. I'm Takamichi Akiyama from Japan.
> I transferred to Sun Microsystems in 1999 with 8 year work experience in
> telephone exchange system. In Sun I was in charge of StarOffice development
> from 2000 to 2003 with colleges in Beijing, Seoul, India, California, not
> to
> mention, people in Hamburg. My area was especially for North East Asian
> culture
> such as vertical writing, grid layout, i18n, l10n, as well as quality
> assurance,
> translating documents, UI, and online help.
> Because of focusing on Asian culture and being a UNIX lover from SunOS, I
> am
> highly interested in sw, sc, vcl, sal, i18npool, and relevant modules such
> as
> svx, sfx2, tools, framework, ... and am eager to help system-wide
> performance
> improvement with
> I use C, C++, Perl, Ruby, XSLT, PHP, JavaScript, BASIC, ...
> As you might notice, I am not very familiar with Windows, though.
> After quitting Sun, I moved to Berkeley, California in the US to learn
> English,
> met people there, and started Capoeira, Brazilian martial arts, as my
> life-time
> activity.
> With invaluable treasures from the US, I came back to Japan and started my
> own
> business as self-employed to technically support users by
> providing
> patches for their special needs and/or bugs. Through such efforts I have
> been
> successfully contributing to the project for nearly decade.
> Best regards,
> Tora
> ---
> Nickname: Tora
> Real name: Takamichi Akiyama
> Co-Lead of mirror subproject at the former


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'We Are the Champions', to hell with the rest and I'll just start over kind
of attitude."
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