[Mailman-Users] [Mailman-Developers] My new job

Tokio Kikuchi tkikuchi at is.kochi-u.ac.jp
Sun Feb 4 02:49:10 CET 2007

Congratulations, Barry!

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 
guy. :)

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  
> development.
> 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  
> project.
> 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:
>      http://www.canonical.com
>      http://www.ubuntu.com
>      http://launchpad.net
> 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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