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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 11:10:35 -0800 (PST)
> From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
> Subject: [trinity-devel] Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
> To: trinity-devel@...
> Date: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 11:15 PM
> Greetings All,
> Almost a year ago, January 31st exactly, I first emailed
> Timothy Pearson about helping out with Trinity. I wanted to
> create an improved website and start contributing. Soon I
> found that I was I could. This has manifested itself in
> fixing up some bugs, getting trinity on arch, working on the
> website, planning meetings - everything here and there and
> in between. Oh my how a year passes.
> I proudly announce whenever the topic arises that I help
> contribute and develop the traditional desktop. I am so very
> proud of everyone involved. For a small development team and
> limited resources, I think everyone is doing an amazing job.
> We have a dedicated user base that is growing everyday.
> Trinity is well on it's way to becoming a Linux
> household name.
> Looking back at this year we had some bumps in the road.
> The release of 3.5.13 was originally scheduled for the first
> half of the year. Then in June we had a 2 week outage of
> Tim's servers. We Had a bit of a bumpy (yet successful!)
> release of 3.5.13 with some mirror problems and we've
> had to fend off various folks as well as keep the masses
> calm. But we also release a great product. Trinity Desktop
> 3.5.13. What a release! It has paved the way for great
> things to come. We closed a whole host of bugs, and finally
> have packages available for all of the major distributions,
> thanks to our dedicated packages. Beta ARM support and other
> awesome technical feats by timothy have never failed to
> impress me. 
> The 3.5.13 release has set us up to put out an even better
> R14 release, and looking into the next year I foresee
> greatness! Trinity rising triumphantly out of the ashes of
> the Linux desktop world, soldering in tablet interfaces and
> lack of configuration. Like a phoenix out of the ashes! ;) 
> But seriously, thank you so much to everyone who has
> contributed! Thank you to Baho and L0ner, my newly found
> archlinux packages. To Darrell the unrelenting bug reporter,
> who has helped us work though many an issue. To Laurent who
> has provided technical help many a time on the lists. To
> Robert Xu, my good friend and ally, who has helped lament a
> season of Chemistry and Physics induced headaches. To David
> Hare, Kate Draven and Dr Nikolaus Klepp who have helped end
> users needs by answering repeatedly on the trinity-users
> mailing list. Thank you to everyone I haven't mentioned,
> there are simply to many. 
> Most of all I want to pitch my undying support for our
> tireless leader, Timothy Pearson. His work on Trinity has
> enabled all of us to come together and move forward. He has
> guided us through 3 successful releases and will lead us to
> many more.  Tim is an excellent computer programmer and
> also a amazingly calm and reserved gentleman. Hats of to Tim
> and a round of applause! 
> I am so excited for R14, and I'm really excited in the
> direction we are heading, let's make Trinity the best it
> can be.
> A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,

You're not getting my Bud Light Calvin!