Paul Schaub Application 2019
My name is Paul Schaub, also known as vanitasvitae. This is my application to become a member of the XSF.
I have a bachelors degree in computer science and currently I'm studying to get my masters degree. My involvement in XMPP began when I implemented OMEMO encryption for the Smack XMPP client library as part of my bachelors thesis. Since then I visited 3 XSF Summits and 1 Sprint, took part in two XMPP related Google Summer of Code projects and became the number 2 contributor of Smack.
In my spare time I'm writing articles about XMPP and free software on my blog.
I believe that open standards, encryption, privacy and free software are essential building blocks for a healthy democracy. That's why I want to join the XMPP Standards Foundation as a member to help creating a healthy communications ecosystem.
XMPP: vanitasvitae(at)jabberhead.tk (spam protected through captcha)