Self Introduction: Joe "ascenseur" O'Dell

Bruce Cowan lists at bcowan.fastmail.co.uk
Sun Mar 21 20:47:32 UTC 2010


On Sun, 2010-03-21 at 19:13 +0000, Joe O'Dell wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> I'm Joe O'Dell, and I go by the nick ascenseur on the FAS and on IRC.
> My wiki page is at [0]
> 
> 
> I am currently in Bedford, UK (so it's a GMT timezone) and I'm a
> student.
> 
> 
> As I'm still a student, (and under 18), I don't have a "proper" job. I
> do, however, make small websites and suchlike, which I stick info
> about on my site [1] - I also run a web blog where I review and post
> about eco-friendly stuff (mainly computers)[2].
> 
> 
> I already contribute to the Fedora Project as an Ambassador, but also
> as part of the Free Media Group [3]. I have had previous experience at
> translating linux packages using Ubuntu's Launchpad system, where I
> gained ~1800 "karma points"; My personal translation page is viewable
> at [4].
> 
> 
> I have actually been using Linux for a while, approximately 5 years;
> considering that I am only 14, it's quite a long while! Over that time
> period, I have had experience with Ubuntu, Windows (Server & Desktop),
> openSUSE and, quite heavily, Fedora. Although many people prefer to
> "jump ship", I have still stayed within the Ubuntu UK groups, as they
> give me a really good insight into what is happening with Linux in the
> UK, (the Fedora UK group has only recently started up).
> 
> 
> I must admit, my programming skills are atrocious - Visual Basic is my
> absolute limit, and I can't even do that very well. However, I am
> considerably better at translation (& organisation, thank god!). Also,
> through the Ambassador group, I have ascertained some quite powerful
> "People Skills".
> 
> 
> My GPG key ID is: 0x41BBF4C9 
> You may not need the 0x, but I get into a habit of adding it every
> time! It is published to as many keyservers as I could, just in case!
> It is tied to my email joseph.odell at googlemail.com.
> 
> 
> I have set up a BugZilla account for my fedora email address
> (ascenseur at fedoraproject.org).
> 
> 
> Thanks, and I can't wait to join you!
> 
> 
> Joe O'Dell
> ascenseur
> 

Hello, as mentioned in IRC, I've sponsored you. Welcome to the team
(such as it is).

-- 
Bruce Cowan <bcowan at fastmail.co.uk>



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