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Re: Intro (Was: TPAC minutes, Wiki housekeeping)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:02:06 -0500
Message-ID: <4ED7C11E.6060107@w3.org>
To: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
CC: public-audio@w3.org, tmichel@w3.org, Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
Hi, Olivier-

Great to have you in the group, and as one W3C staffer to an erstwhile 
colleague... welcome back!  ("Just when I thought I was out...they pull 
me back in!")

A friendly correction inline...

On 12/1/11 12:27 PM, Olivier Thereaux wrote:
> Hi Thierry, all.
> On 30/11/2011 17:23, Thierry MICHEL wrote:
>> Olivier,
>> Welcome to the Audio WG, and Congratulation for it as Co chair.
>> Looking forward to work with you,
> Thank you! The congratulations are a bit premature, I'm afraid, but I'm
> happy to be joining the group indeed.
> For those of you whom I haven't met at TPAC, a few words of
> introduction: I work in London for the BBC. I also have a long history
> with the W3C… I was part of W3C staff for almost 8 years, active in the
> Systems team (I took care of the validators for a while, among other
> things), the Communications team and the QA activity where I was the IG
> co-chair for a while.
> As AC Rep for the BBC, I have had several discussions in the past year
> about this WG (in which my BBC R&D colleague Chris Lowis has been
> participating since the days of the Audio XG) and we were wondering how
> the BBC could help any further.
> Both chair and staff contacts seemed to agree that bringing in someone
> with a good knowledge of the BBC



> mores and process - even without
> extensive expertise in the audio domain - could help the group work
> better and faster. So… here I am. Whether I am joining as regular
> participant or co-chair will depend on the opinion of the group and the
> decision of the W3C Director and management; regardless, I am looking
> forward to working with you and meeting you at our next teleconferences
> and f2f meetings.
> Cheers,
> Olivier

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