[Development] New maintainer for QtSql and QtXmlPatterns

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue May 22 13:05:29 CEST 2012

On terça-feira, 22 de maio de 2012 09.59.42, lars.knoll at nokia.com wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> Honglei has so far been the maintainer for QtSql and QtXmlPatterns. He is
> now leaving Nokia to start some studies and has told me that he can't
> continue to maintain the modules.
> I've been looking around for two new maintainers for these modules and
> found two people that I'd like to propose them here. Mark Brand for QtSql
> and Juha Vuolle for QtXmlPatterns.
> Mark has been doing many active contributions to QtSql over the last half
> a year. Juha might now have been as visible in the community (he's mainly
> been doing some contributions to qtlocation) but I know him for a very
> good and talented developer that can easily take over the module.
> I'd like to thank Honglei for the work he has done on the modules, and
> Mark and Juha for stepping up and volunteering to take over the
> maintainership.

I haven't seen much of Juha's contributions to be able to support him.

I have, however, seen Mark in this past half-year. This is one of those cases 
when the maintainer is a natural choice. So I fully support Mark to become the 
maintainer, if he wants it. Please remember that maintainership is not a 
title, it's a responsibility towards the project, which will be greatly 

$ git log --format=%ae --since=Oct.22 src/sql src/plugins/sqldrivers | sort | 
uniq -c | sort -rn
     61 mabrand at mabrand.nl
      9 honglei.zhang at nokia.com
      4 newellm at blur.com
      4 lars.knoll at nokia.com
      4 Friedemann.Kleint at nokia.com
      4 casper.vandonderen at nokia.com
      3 stephen.kelly at kdab.com
      3 marius.storm-olsen at nokia.com
      3 jason.mcdonald at nokia.com
      3 dbzhang800 at gmail.com
      3 andy.shaw at digia.com
      2 torben at dannhauer.info
      2 thiago.macieira at intel.com
      2 kent.hansen at nokia.com
      2 bradley.hughes at nokia.com
      1 xizhi.zhu at gmail.com
      1 teemu.katajisto at digia.com
      1 oswald.buddenhagen at nokia.com
      1 marc.mutz at kdab.com
      1 liang.qi at nokia.com
      1 joao.abecasis at nokia.com
      1 gunnar.sletta at nokia.com
      1 giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
      1 frederik.gladhorn at nokia.com
      1 faure at kde.org

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
     Intel Sweden AB - Registration Number: 556189-6027
     Knarrarnäsgatan 15, 164 40 Kista, Stockholm, Sweden
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