Gnu Emacs New Leader: John Wiegley


Wiegley as maintainer was discussed in the gnu emacs dev mailing list for the past couple of months, hundreds of messages.

John Wiegley is the author of eshell, among others, and he lives in emacs. 〔➤ Emacs: M-x eshell

Here's a couple of video interviews of John.

Emacs: Chatting with John Wiegley about the cool things he does with Emacs By Sacha Chua. @ http://sachachua.com/blog/2012/06/emacs-chatting-with-john-wiegley-about-the-cool-things-he-does-with-emacs/
Haskell Talks: John Wiegley with FP Complete

John is a extreme emacs enthusiast, and his primary platform is Mac with strong desire to make emacs better on Mac too out of the box, and he is a very capable programer, and also a sociable person. I think John will bring a lot good things to emacs. Thanks John.