[BangPypers] Welcoming Sam Ockman

Amit k. Saha amitsaha.in at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 14:58:46 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 7:14 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
<abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>           Sam Ockman is a Linux luminary, visionary and entrepreneur
> in the Silicon valley.  Sam founded Penguin computing in 1998, a
> company which pioneered in reliable Linux systems.
>           Sam also co-wrote and edited the seminal open source book
> "Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution", published
> in 1999 by O'Reilly.  Sam has also edited books on Unix and Perl in his
> previous life.
>          In his current life however, Sam is hooked to Python and is
> working on a new vertical search engine at https://www.1000corks.com,
> which is entirely built using Python (Turbogears). Sam says that he
> "switched from Perl to Python three years ago". :)
>           Sam keeps learning a new aspect of Python everyday (more
> like every night actually). He thinks that joining our group will be a lot
> of "fun". Let us prove him right :)
>         A very warm welcome to Sam Ockman to BangPypers!

A very warm welcome, Sam :-)


> Regards,
> --
> -Anand
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Amit Kumar Saha
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