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Re: Sam Ruby appointed co-chair for HTML Working Group, effective January 5

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 02:42:29 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f0812160242r35aa8a0dgd6ad56eb29001e39@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Iñigo" <inigo.medina@toprural.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com>

I, for one, welcome our new HTML overlord.

Seriously though, congrats Sam and looking forward to working with you.

/ Jonas

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 1:29 AM, Iñigo <inigo.medina@toprural.com> wrote:
> Congratulations Sam! :-)
>
>     iñigo
>
> 2008/12/15 Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
>>
>> This is an announcement to let everybody know that effective
>> January 5, there will be a change in the leadership for the HTML
>> Working Group. Sam Ruby has been appointed as a new co-chair by
>> the W3C Director, Tim Berners-Lee, and will be joining Chris
>> Wilson in that role next month; at that time, I'll be returning to
>> my previous role as the W3C staff contact for the group.
>>
>> A little background about Sam: I'd guess that many of you already
>> know a bit about Sam -- but you can find more details here:
>>
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Ruby
>>
>> Some highlights about Sam that I think are particularly relevant
>> to the group:
>>
>>  - he was an early adopter of HTML5 (take a look at the source
>>    for his personal site: http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/)
>>
>>  - he's a member of the html5lib project:
>>    http://code.google.com/p/html5lib/ and developed the initial
>>    port of html5lib to the Ruby programming language
>>
>>  - he was very closely involved with the specification for the
>>    Atom syndication format (RFC 4287) from pretty much the very
>>    earliest days of its (pre)development
>>
>>  - he is a Director and Vice President of the Apache Software
>>    Foundation, and former chairman of the Apache Jakarta project,
>>    and has made code contributions to a number of the Apache
>>    Software Foundation's open-source software projects
>>
>> I'm very happy that we've been able to get Sam on in a leadership
>> role with the group, and I'm looking forward to working closely
>> with him and Chris both after he starts in that role on January 5.
>>
>> I'll hope you'll join me in extending a very warm welcome to him.
>>
>>  --Mike
>>
>> --
>> Michael(tm) Smith
>> http://people.w3.org/mike/
>>
>
>
>
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