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My name is James.  Jerry James.  I have never driven an Aston Martin, and I don't own a tuxedo.  My great purpose in life is to own a shoe phone someday.
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I started using Linux around 1995.  I started with Slackware, but discovered RedHat the next year.  I have had every major RedHat and Fedora release on one or the other of my computers.  I am an inveterate drive-by patcher; Google my name to see the projects where I have shown up unannounced, dropped a boatload of patches on the maintainers, and then disappeared again.
 
I started using Linux around 1995.  I started with Slackware, but discovered RedHat the next year.  I have had every major RedHat and Fedora release on one or the other of my computers.  I am an inveterate drive-by patcher; Google my name to see the projects where I have shown up unannounced, dropped a boatload of patches on the maintainers, and then disappeared again.
  

Revision as of 15:41, 9 June 2008

My name is James. Jerry James. I have never driven an Aston Martin, and I don't own a tuxedo. My great purpose in life is to own a shoe phone someday.

I started using Linux around 1995. I started with Slackware, but discovered RedHat the next year. I have had every major RedHat and Fedora release on one or the other of my computers. I am an inveterate drive-by patcher; Google my name to see the projects where I have shown up unannounced, dropped a boatload of patches on the maintainers, and then disappeared again.

I was a Computer Science professor for 8 years, and am now working as a software architect for a large nonprofit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have a wife, 4 kids, a cat, and a mortgage.


Activities within Fedora

I currently maintain and co-maintain a handful of Fedora packages. I have many more pending more work by me. See my Fedora People page for a list. I am into static analysis of program text and formal reasoning. You can probably see both interests in the list of pending packages.

--Jjames 15:40, 9 June 2008 (UTC)