[Wellington-pm] Grant McLean, NZ Open Source Awards champion

Jacinta jarich at perltraining.com.au
Wed Nov 21 17:17:29 PST 2012

On 09/11/12 08:42, Douglas Bagnall wrote:
> Grant wrote:
>> I should point out that
> Just in case anyone here missed it, the real thing Grant neglected to
> point out is that on Wednesday he won the Open Source Contributor prize
> at NZOSA 2012 "for contributions to Perl and the wider open source
> community". Well deserved too.
> Rather than enumerate Grant's achievements directly (for that, watch
> Francois Marier in the r2.co.nz recording), I will point out that one
> of the runners-up wrote a 1553 page book on Linux system calls while
> the other spends 14 hours a day helping people in PHP forums. Grant's
> sacrifices for the community eclipsed both these efforts.
> three cheers,

Hooray!  Well done Grant!  That's awesome news.  Congratulations and 
well deserved!


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