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I've been contributing to the free software community for the past 18 years.

Today I serve on the XSF board of directors and maintain several software projects working with Python and XMPP.


  • Maintainer of several free software projects that work with XMPP, notably;
    • PySoy, a copyleft 3d game engine. The engine's included networking support is being based around XMPP for player chat and server discovering, Jingle UDP for network games.
    • Concordance, an in-development XMPP service framework for Python
  • Present to local software groups on XMPP
  • Presented poster session on XMPP at PyCon 2013

Ohloh summarizes my other contributes at

Future Plans

  • Generalized XEP for game discovery and publishing through PEP
  • Implement and help polish XMPP over WebSockets (mod_xmpp)
  • More work toward federated social web via XMPP

Why I want to renew my membership

I'd like to continue to serve the XSF community.