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From: Daniel Campbell <zlg@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] New developer: Toralf Förster (toralf)
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:57:52
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] New developer: Toralf Förster (toralf) by Mikle Kolyada
On 06/19/2017 04:39 AM, Mikle Kolyada wrote:
> Good day everyone! > > It is my pleasure to announce the latest addition to our family. > > Toralf Förster is joining us from Hamburg, Germany. > I strongly believe that lots of people already know him as the person who works on tinderbox, > and he will continue work in his new status! > > Here is how he describes himself: > > I'm Toralf. > > I was born at the end of the 60's in the northern part of the GDR. > In the early 90's I made my graduate engineer in Electrical Engineering at the University Rostock ("Technical Cybernetics and Automation Technology"). > Since end of the 90's I do live in Hamburg. > > In the early 90s I was influenced by the idea of "public domain". > A decade later I started to play with Linux. > I tried SuSE, looked at RedHat, installed a Gentoo - and stayed at it. > > At the university I coded in Turbo Pascal. > After the study I coded for about 5 years in C. > Then I preferred Perl and UN*X/shell tools. > Around 2003 I sneaked a little bit into Java. > Last year I wrote my first Python scriptlet. > > For the Ethereal project (today: Wireshark) I wrote a dissector [1] for the IBM Sametime protocol. > I made it into the commit history of the Linux kernel with [2]. > I fuzz tested in the past with Trinity [3] x86 User Mode Linux images and uncovered few bugs in nfs (v4 mostly) and hostfs (UML). > > I use the hardened profile since 3 years both at my desktop and my server. > The later acts since 2014 amongst other things as a Gentoo tinderbox [4]. > My plan within the Gentoo universe is to help keeping the portage tree in a acceptable quality state. > > > -- > > [1] > [2] > [3] > [4] > > Please give him a warm welcome! >
Shows you what I know, I thought you were already a developer! Good to see you formally joining. You've personally helped find a few bugs in packages I maintain, so thank you very much for your work! ~zlg -- Daniel Campbell - Gentoo Developer OpenPGP Key: 0x1EA055D6 @ hkp:// fpr: AE03 9064 AE00 053C 270C 1DE4 6F7A 9091 1EA0 55D6


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