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You can email him at: tcallawa<AT>redhat.com <BR>
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You can email him at: spotaws<AT>amazon.com <BR>
 
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
 
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
  
 
== Roles ==
 
== Roles ==
 
* Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
 
* Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
* He is currently the Fedora Engineering Manager @ Red Hat.
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* He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
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* For 19 years (2001-2020), he was at Red Hat in a variety of roles including (but not limited to)
* He was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead.
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** He was the Fedora Engineering Manager
* He has worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
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** He was the Fedora Packaging Committee chair (responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices)
* He is currently leading the Fedora Packaging Committee, responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices.
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** He handled Fedora Legal tasks (and was the Fedora liason to Red Hat Legal)
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** He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
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* In addition:
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** He was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead.
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** He is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
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* Currently:
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** I work on the Open Source Strategy and Marketing team at AWS (Amazon) as a Principal Open Source Evangelist.
  
 
== Badges ==
 
== Badges ==
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== Packages ==
 
== Packages ==
 
He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain.
 
He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain.
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A full list can be found here: https://src.fedoraproject.org/user/spot
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Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)
 
Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)
 
  
 
== Sponsor ==
 
== Sponsor ==

Latest revision as of 20:03, 28 October 2020

Tom 'spot' Callaway

Lemur.jpg

You can email him at: spotaws<AT>amazon.com
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".

Roles

  • Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
  • For 19 years (2001-2020), he was at Red Hat in a variety of roles including (but not limited to)
    • He was the Fedora Engineering Manager
    • He was the Fedora Packaging Committee chair (responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices)
    • He handled Fedora Legal tasks (and was the Fedora liason to Red Hat Legal)
    • He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
  • In addition:
    • He was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead.
    • He is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
  • Currently:
    • I work on the Open Source Strategy and Marketing team at AWS (Amazon) as a Principal Open Source Evangelist.

Badges

Bona Fide If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) If you build it... (Koji Success III) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Junior Editor Senior Editor Associate Editor Speak Up! Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Flock 2013 Attendee Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Junior Badger (Badger I) Proven Packager Involvement Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Riddle Me This Tanked! Crypto Panda Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Partners in Crime Master Editor What goes up... (Koji Failure III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Trust me, I know what I am doing Mugshot Ambassador Let Me Introduce Myself Senior Badger (Badger II) Paranoid Panda Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F20) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) White Hat Secretary General White Rabbit Binary Star Baby Badger Old Yeller Flock 2013 Speaker Egg Froglet Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Embryo Tadpole Override, you say? Tadpole with Legs Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) FOSDEM 2014 Attendee Fedora Legal Badge of Doom What goes around comes around (Karma I) What goes around comes around (Karma II) The Last Argument of Kings Helping Hand Patches (SCM V) Crypto Badger Your call may be monitored for quality assurance It still works! Pycon 2014 Attendee Flock 2014 Attendee Take this and call me in the morning The Blessing of the FPL All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Flock 2014 Speaker Science (Kernel Tester I) Flock Paparazzi Party Pirate Consolation Prize Corporate Drone Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Master Badger (Badger III) The Panda Is In Nuancier 21 What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Flock 2013 Organizer What goes around comes around (Karma III) Fedora 21 Change Accepted Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Vacation Corporate Shill Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Flock 2015 Attendee Flock 2014 Organizer Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Missed the Train Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Flock 2015 Speaker FOSDEM 2015 Attendee OSCON 2015 Attendee Macaron (Cookie I) Packager Sponsor Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Delivery Origin Chief Editor Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Adult Frog Nom Nom Nom Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) The cat came back... Badge Muse (Badges Released I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) Flock 2015 Organizer Fedora at RH Summit, 2015 Common Bugs Contributor United Packages of Fedora Apprentice (Badge Artist I) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Science (Kernel Tester II) Top 10 Top 100 Top 25 Top 500 Nuancier F24 Parselmouth I Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Macklemore (Tagger V) Horcrux SELF 2016 Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Master Package Tagger (Package Tagger IV) Let's do lunch! Don't Call it a Comeback Gold Master Tagger (Tagger IV) Bronze Taming the Bull (Tester V) Silver 3D Printing SIG Member Red Hat Summit 2016 Flock 2016 Attendee Flock 2016 Organizer Badge Muse (Badges Released II) Krakow Brews! Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) FOSDEM 2017 Attendee OSCON 2017 Attendee Red Hat Summit 2017 Flock 2017 Attendee Corporate Overlord Steampunk Arcade Black and White (Cookie III) Board Member Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) FOSDEM 2018 Attendee SCaLE 16x Attendee Flock 2018 Attendee Rollercoaster Restaurant FOSDEM 2019 Attendee Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) Red Hat Summit 2018 DevConf.us Attendee 2018 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Parselmouth II You’re on a boat! Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Flock 2019 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 31 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) nest-attendee-2020 It's a Cake Thing Red Hat Summit 2021 I Voted: Fedora 33 Community Messenger I FOSDEM 2021 Attendee Council Member Community Survey Taker I I Voted: Fedora 34

Packages

He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain. A full list can be found here: https://src.fedoraproject.org/user/spot

Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)

While I do sponsor new Packagers, I do so rarely these days, mostly because I'm super busy.

Here is a list of some of the people I've sponsored:

Chuck R. Anderson
Dmitry Butskoy
Jeff Carlson
Didier Casse
Mark Cox
Kushal Das
Patrice Dumas
Ralf Ertzinger
Kevin Fenzi
Chris Grau
Kevin Gray
Ed Hill
Dan Horák
Neil Horman
Patrick Laughton
John Patrick Mahowald
José Matos
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Karen Rei Pease
Ian Pilcher
Orion Poplawski
Jef Spaleta
Quentin Spencer
Richard A. Stout
Andreas Thienemann
Axel Thimm
Jason L Tibbitts III
Toni Willberg
Paul Wouters

If any of them screw up, feel free to let me know.