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mozillaZine: Mitchell Baker Joins OSAF Staff

Nov 20, 2002, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"I'm pleased to report that I am joining the staff of the Open Source Application Foundation (www.osafoundation.org). OSAF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to 'Create and gain wide adoption of Open Source application software of uncompromising quality.' OSAF was founded by Mitch Kapor, who has been joined by Andy Hertzfeld, John Anderson, and a small development team (www.osafoundation.org/people.htm). OSAF is actively developing its initial product, a new application known as "Chandler" which will manage email, appointments, contacts, and tasks. OSAF also hopes to play a role in promoting open source application development in general.

"I am delighted to see Mitch, Andy and John engaged in this mission, and excited at the chance to participate. My role at OSAF is to guide OSAF's relations with its growing community--the open source community, developers, consumers and potential customers. I'll help OSAF develop a work style that allows the entire community to participate to the maximum extent feasible..."

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