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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 also responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which is a port of Fedora to SPARC.<BR>
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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's worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
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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.
  
[[Image:Lemur.jpg]]
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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.
  
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.
Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)
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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)
  
He's currently on the [[Development/SteeringCommittee|Fedora Engineering Steering 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) White Hat Secretary General White Rabbit Binary Star Baby Badger Flock 2013 Speaker Old Yeller Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Embryo You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Egg Froglet Tadpole Tadpole with Legs What goes around comes around (Karma I) What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) FOSDEM 2014 Attendee Fedora Legal Badge of Doom The Last Argument of Kings Override, you say? Your call may be monitored for quality assurance What goes around comes around (Karma II) Helping Hand Patches (SCM V) Crypto Badger Pycon 2014 Attendee Take this and call me in the morning It still works! The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Flock 2014 Attendee Flock Paparazzi Nuancier 21 Science (Kernel Tester I) Party Pirate 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 What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Consolation Prize What goes around comes around (Karma III) Fedora 21 Change Accepted Flock 2013 Organizer Flock 2014 Organizer Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Missed the Train Vacation Corporate Shill Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Flock 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) OSCON 2015 Attendee FOSDEM 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Flock 2015 Speaker Macaron (Cookie I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Origin Packager Sponsor Adult Frog Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Delivery Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Nom Nom Nom Apprentice (Badge Artist I) Badge Muse (Badges Released I) The cat came back... Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) United Packages of Fedora Common Bugs Contributor Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Chief Editor Fedora at RH Summit, 2015 Flock 2015 Organizer Science (Kernel Tester II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Top 10 Top 100 Top 25 Top 500 Parselmouth I Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Nuancier F24 Fedora 24 Change Accepted Badge Junkie (Badger IV) SELF 2016 Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Master Package Tagger (Package Tagger IV) Horcrux Master Tagger (Tagger IV) Let's do lunch! Taming the Bull (Tester V) Macklemore (Tagger V) Bronze Don't Call it a Comeback Silver Gold 3D Printing SIG Member Red Hat Summit 2016 Flock 2016 Organizer Flock 2016 Attendee Red Hat Summit 2017 Krakow Brews! Badge Muse (Badges Released II) Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) FOSDEM 2017 Attendee OSCON 2017 Attendee Corporate Overlord Black and White (Cookie III) Steampunk Arcade Flock 2018 Attendee Board Member SCaLE 16x Attendee Flock 2017 Attendee Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) FOSDEM 2018 Attendee Red Hat Summit 2018 DevConf.us Attendee 2018 Rollercoaster Restaurant FOSDEM 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Flock 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Parselmouth II You’re on a boat! I Voted: Fedora 31 It's a Cake Thing Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) nest-attendee-2020 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) I Voted: Fedora 33 Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Community Messenger I FOSDEM 2021 Attendee Council Member Red Hat Summit 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.