[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination: Even Rouault

Tamas Szekeres szekerest at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 02:30:52 PST 2011

I hereby nominate Even Rouault <http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Even_Rouault> as
an OSGeo charter member.
Even has been contributing to various software projects promoted by OSGeo
(ie. GDAL, MapServer, Proj.4, libgeotiff, shapelib, libtiff) since 2006. He
is a commiter of MapServer and GDAL, the maintainer of various drivers, the
Java bindings and the member of the Project Steering Committee of GDAL
since 2007.  Even has already demonstrated his expertise and deep knowledge
in the projects he is working on and he also provide valuable support for
the users and developers on the related mailing lists, IRC channels and the
trac. In addition to provide community support by fixing various issues
throughout the entire project, he is one of the greatest innovator
providing new functionalities and authoring several new drivers in
GDAL/OGR, you've probably already utilized these in the related OSGeo
projects as well.
In addition to his development work, Even is also a leading figure in the
QA testing of GDAL by increasing the test
coverage<http://even.rouault.free.fr/>of it's Python test suite. Let
us consider to appreciate his work by
electing him as a charter member!

Best regards,

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