I, Xavier RAFFIN, apply for universe-contributor.

Who I am

I am a Linux developer working for EADS. I have a master degree in Computer Science and in Mathematics.

My current job is developping test bench softwares for Eurocopter.

I work previously on Debian, and now on RedHat with vanilla kernels with PREEMPT option or Xenomaï. I know quite well Linux kernel and Linux environment.

I support free software. I am an APRIL member (APRIL is a french organisation which promote free software)

I am currently living in Aix en Provence, in France south east.

My Ubuntu story

I started using Ubuntu with Dapper Drake.

My involvement

Examples of my work / Things I'm proud of

Areas of work

Let us know what you worked on, with which development teams / developers you cooperated and how it worked out. I work in medium size development teams (5 person per modules, 50 for the whole project). I use svn, Redmine...

Things I could do better

Plans for the future


What I like least in Ubuntu

Please describe what you like least in Ubuntu and what thoughts do you have about fixing it.


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XavierRaffin (last edited 2009-12-18 12:33:43 by xavierraffin)