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From "Martin van den Bemt" <m...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Committers home pages (was [Fwd: Re: Hi Community])
Date Sat, 26 Oct 2002 14:48:28 GMT
Like the idea.. Since I am already working on a personal webpage since 1998,
it should be time to actually finish it one day ;)

Mvgr,
Martin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sylvain Wallez [mailto:sylvain.wallez@anyware-tech.com]
> Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2002 13:44
> To: community@apache.org
> Subject: Committers home pages (was [Fwd: Re: Hi Community])
>
>
> Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>
> <snip/>
>
> > If you're not real bored and you made it  this far down... you can
> > read more here:  http://www.trilug.org/~acoliver.
>
>
> Apache spirit is about community. But building a community in the
> virtual world of the Internet is not easy. We slowly learn to know
> people through their posts on mailing lists, but this still remains very
> abstract until we put a face and history on a name.
>
> When voted as a Cocoon committer 18 months ago, I posted a "New
> committer introduction" on cocoon-dev and this has now became a
> tradition : each new committer presents himself on the list.
>
> But that is still not enough. As Stefano pointed out once (see
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=100670646619202&w=2),
> Apache committers are often seen by users as distant gurus, simply
> because they don't know who we are.
>
> That's why I have built a short home page at
> http://www.apache.org/~sylvain where I briefly present myself. It's not
> about pushing my ego, but about showing who's behind the abstract
> sylvain@apache.org.
>
> I'd like to propose each committer to build a simple home page like that
> one. Knowing each other is the first step towards building a stronger
> community. And presenting ourselves to the outer world (this list is
> closed) is a step towards widening that community.
>
> Sylvain
>
> --
> Sylvain Wallez
>  Anyware Technologies                            Apache Cocoon
>  http://www.anyware-tech.com    http://www.apache.org/~sylvain
>
>
>
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