Crawford Currie

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Country United Kingdom
Organisation C-Dot Consultants
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Foswiki History

  • 2000
    • Started using TWiki
  • 2001
  • 2002
    • Contributed rewritten CommentPlugin
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
    • Primary contributor and de facto project lead of TWiki 4.0, Dakar.
      • Reverse engineered the codebase, documented it
      • rewrote a significant proportion of it for maintainability and scalability
      • Created unit testing framework, and initial unit test suites
    • Rewrote and polished a huge amount of documentation.
    • Contributed FamilyTreePlugin
    • Wrote MailInContrib
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
    • Much reduced TWiki contribution after failure of Peter Thoeny to remain independent of commercial interests
    • Significant input to the governance re-engineering problem - created concept of TaskTeamGovernance
    • Walked away from TWiki (after it was pirated by to help found Foswiki
  • 2009 - 2012 Foswiki
    • Wrote the next generation Apache 2 WebDAV integration (available for purchase)
    • Several important new features for core Foswiki, including CSRF protection (Strike One)
    • Moved several plugins to thick-client model (using JS)
    • Currently working on:
      • bugfixes and new features for Foswiki
      • improvements to plugins
      • core refactoring for TOM and pluggable high performance stores
      • SQL-based store
      • SPAM prevention

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