[Development] New maintainers

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at digia.com
Fri Oct 26 10:57:48 CEST 2012

On Oct 26, 2012, at 10:33 AM, Samuel Rødal <samuel.rodal at digia.com> wrote:

> On 09/20/2012 03:54 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> On quarta-feira, 19 de setembro de 2012 12.08.14, Knoll Lars wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'd like to nominate a couple of new maintainers for some parts of Qt
>>> currently lacking a maintainer.
>> Oops, I missed the "I'd like to nominate" part.
>>> For the kernel subdirectory in Qt Widgets, I'd like to nominate Samuel
>>> Roedal. He's been working a lot with the QPA infrastructure and implemented
>>> most of the QWidget/QWindow split.
>>> For accessibility (across all modules) I'd like to nominate Frederik
>>> Gladhorn. He's been working a lot with this area over the last years.
>> I second the nomination for both. Samuel is one of the most dedicated hackers
>> I know, having taken the time to explain OpenGL concepts to me on several
>> occasions. Frederik has taken one of the least loved yet extremely important
>> areas of Qt and run with it for a while. I'd especially like him to be called
>> a Maintainer for the accessibility so that he can hammer the rest of us when
>> we break it.
>> As usual, I'd like to hear from both that they are willing to accept the
>> rights and responsibilities that come with a maintainership (cf. my other
>> email, replying to Marc).
> Thorbjørn notified me that I'd forgotten to respond to this thread. My 
> answer is yes, I would accept the maintainership of the widgets/kernel 
> subdirectory. I spent some time in there already, transitioning the QPA 
> port to Qt 5 by implementing the QWidget back-end in terms of QWindow 
> and QBackingStore.

Since you already got the support some weeks ago, all that' left to say in this case is:

Congratulations Samuel!


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