[BangPypers] Welcoming Sam Ockman

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Fri Feb 6 15:09:15 CET 2009


Thank you!

Anand and I have been discussing Python and web crawlers for the past few
years.  He's been incredibly helpful and he speaks very highly of this
group.

I look forward to the discussions.

-Sam
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 5:58 AM, Amit k. Saha <amitsaha.in at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 :-)
>
> Best,
> Amit
>
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > -Anand
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>
>
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