----- Original Message ---- From: Phil Race <[hidden email]> To: 2d-dev <[hidden email]> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 11:53:44 AM Subject: [OpenJDK 2D-Dev] CFV: Doug Felt to Membership in the 2D group
I hereby nominate Doug Felt as a member of the OpenJDK 2D group.
Doug has made significant contributions to the Java 2D text APIs and their implementation starting in 1997 and in every release from JDK 1.2 up to and including JDK 6. As part of the Taligent (later IBM) team he helped to create the advanced text APIs including those in the java.awt.font package, and as part of the ICU
team directly handled integrating bidi text and ICU opentype layout in JDK. Doug has also been a JavaOne speaker on the JDK's text APIs and implementation.
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