[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] CFV: Doug Felt to Membership in the 2D group

Phil Race Phil.Race at Sun.COM
Tue Jun 24 18:53:44 UTC 2008

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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