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Christian Iseli

  • Full legal name: Christian Iseli
  • IRC: c4chris- on a few fedora related channels at freenode
  • City, Country: Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Profession: Computer engineer, system manager, bioinformatician
  • Company: SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (

Packages I currently maintain in Fedora

My goals in the Fedora Project

  • make Fedora a good choice for the bioinformatics field

Packages I want to see published

  • mainly bioinformatics packages, and system management type packages

Historical qualifications

  • I have a PhD in computer engineering.
  • My thesis was on reconfigurable processors (using FPGA chips) and accompanying tools (compilers and such...)
  • I've now been working in bioinformatics for about 18 years...

What other projects have you worked on in the past?

  • I have not been part of an open source project team, but I worked for a couple years on porting binutils/gcc to a small microprocessor and got some patches included upstream (in EGCS at the time...)
  • I also have a few projects on SourceForge , username c4chris

What computer languages and other skills do you know?

  • nowadays it's mainly C and Perl, but whatever works...
  • I know my way in Linux and Solaris (been managing Sun machines since the Sun 2 in 1985 or so...)
  • I also had some fun with HP/UX, Tru-64, VMS, Tops-20, NOS/BE and some others I don't care too much to remember...

Why should we trust you?

  • because I'm Kaa singing "Trust in me" ? :-)


Involvement If you build it... (Koji Success I) Packager Sponsor Proven Packager Junior Badger (Badger I) Embryo Bona Fide Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Froglet Egg You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Origin Adult Frog Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Let Me Introduce Myself Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Take this and call me in the morning Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Helping Hand Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II)