[squeak-dev] Re: I'll run for board

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sat Feb 27 10:27:13 UTC 2010

On 2/27/2010 5:53 AM, Matthew Fulmer wrote:
> I wasn't planning on running for board this year, but if Jecel
> is willing to do it, busy as he is, I will too.

Wow, what a nice surprise! Thank you for offering your services!

   - Andreas

> I fell away from the squeak community pretty badly in 2009, due
> to leaving home, starting grad school, and moving to the Cobalt
> project. I am now one of the two lead programmers on Cobalt.
> Since November 2009, I have been working with Andreas to rebase
> cobalt from its legacy 3.8 image base to the current trunk
> image. I intend to complete that rebase and I would like for
> Cobalt to be a testbed to gain practical experience on how to
> package a complex application for loading into squeak. It's big
> enough and different enough that it would be a good stress test
> for Metacello, but not as deeply integrated as Etoys. Hopefully
> the experience can be useful for future mergers with Pharo,
> Cuis, or Etoys.
> I will not have much time to dedicate to squeak this next year.
> I would primarily like to serve as a Cobalt representative on
> the board, and to help the merge go smoothly.
> Regarding the release, I back Andreas and Randal fully. I'm
> sorry 3.11 didn't go so well and am grateful they were able to
> revive the community. Thanks guys for doing what I failed to do
> with 3.11: get people involved.

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