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Re: Welcome to the Web Platform Project!

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 08:52:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpV7iAPsxtpN8K068v9QQ3OHuZbc=FsXaFWb+ivzt4ghNw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
Thanks for kicking this off, Doug.

I'm Alex Komoroske, a Product Manager on Chrome's Open Web Platform team. I
used to be a web developer by trade, but now I'm on the other side of the
ecosystem helping to make the web platform as awesome as it can be. In the
run up to the site announcement  I've done a lot of the work on templates
and semantic media wiki stuff (see
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Implementation_Patterns for a slightly
out-of-date overview). You can find me on the site and in IRC as "jkomoros".


On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, folks-
> If you joined this list to help volunteer to work on Web Platform Docs (or
> WebPlatform.org in general), then you came to the right place.
> This is the list for all contributors, volunteers, and stewards to discuss
> content strategies, issues, and other logistics.
> Please feel free to post an intro, so we get to know each other. I'll
> start:
> I work for W3C, and I've been trying to make something like
> WebPlatform.org for years. I'm mostly a client-side developer, with modest
> design and development skills. I started out in SVG, which doesn't have a
> lot of really good documentation out there on the web.... I hope this site
> will change that.
> I helped start WebPlatform.org by approaching the different stewards, who
> all realized we had something in common and something to gain by working
> together.
> I will provide some oversight into the project from W3C's side, especially
> in terms of infrastructure and site features, so if you have questions or
> suggestions on that front, or if you want to volunteer to help with that,
> then contact me.  I'm also really interested in the content architecture
> side, any possible standardization hooks, testing and compatibility,
> enabling translations... ok, well, pretty much every part of this
> project... so I'm interested in those conversations too.
> I'm really excited by all the interest! Let's keep this moving forward.
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Developer Relations Lead
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 15:47:49 UTC

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