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= Tom 'spot' Callaway =
 
= Tom 'spot' Callaway =
  
Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
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You can email him at: spotaws<AT>amazon.com <BR>
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On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
  
However, he is currently the Fedora Engineering Manager.
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== Roles ==
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* Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
  
He is currently serving a term on the Fedora Board.
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* For 19 years (2001-2020), he was at Red Hat in a variety of roles including (but not limited to)
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** He was the Fedora Engineering Manager
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** He was the Fedora Packaging Committee chair (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.
  
He is also responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which is a port of Fedora to SPARC.<BR>
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* In addition:
He's worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
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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.
  
[[Image:Lemur.jpg]]
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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.
  
You can email him at: tcallawa<AT>redhat.com <BR>
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== Badges ==
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
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{{ #fedorabadges: spot }}
  
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== 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)
  
He's currently leading the Fedora Packaging Committee, responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices.
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== Sponsor ==
  
Due to an incredibly erratic and unpredictable schedule, he doesn't currently keep regular office hours in #fedora (or anywhere on IRC for that matter).
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While I do sponsor new Packagers, I do so rarely these days, mostly because I'm super busy.
  
And last but not least, he's a Sponsor for new Contributors. Currently, he sponsors these fine people:
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Here is a list of some of the people I've sponsored:
  
 
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If any of them screw up, feel free to let him know.
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If any of them screw up, feel free to let me know.

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

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.