[Mailman-Developers] My new job
tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
Sun Feb 4 02:49:10 CET 2007
I'm very happy to hear that you can spend more time on Mailman.
I also learned by quick search that Canonical is founded by this nice
Barry Warsaw wrote:
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> Hello everyone,
> I just wanted to drop a quick note to let you know that I have
> started working for Canonical, the folks who distribute Ubuntu Linux
> and develop the Launchpad service for distributed open source
> I'm quite excited to be working for Canonical. They are a Python and
> Zope shop, very open source friendly, and based on Linux, so I'm
> working in an environment that's both familiar and fun. They're also
> a distributed company, without traditional offices, but with many
> folks working all over the world. They're also hiring <wink, wink>. :)
> While this is good for Barry (and hopefully good for Canonical :), I
> know you're thinking, "what does this mean for Mailman?" Well, I'm
> glad you asked!
> Part of my official duties will be to integrate Mailman with
> Launchpad so as to enable more powerful communication patterns among
> members of a distributed development team. While I won't be
> spending /all/ of my time on Mailman, it will be getting some
> official love. I hope that this will help move the current
> development branch closer to a release some time later this year.
> Other than that, not much will really change. Mailman is and will
> always be released under the GPL, and it will continue to be a GNU
> If you have any questions or concerns, please send them directly to
> me. I will attempt to answer them as best I can, and if there are
> common themes, I'll post updates here.
> Thanks for your support and keep on delivering with Mailman!
> - -Barry
> Here are some related links:
> P.S. I'll be at PyCon this year so if you're coming too, please say hi!
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Tokio Kikuchi, tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
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