The Joomla! Extensions Directory ™

About the JED


JED Team Structure

The JED Team is comprised of a dedicated group of volunteers that donate hundreds of hours each month to keep the directory running smoothly. The current team members are:

 


JED Team Manager

Responsible for the oversight of the Joomla! Extensions Directory site and team.
Responsible for escelated issues with end users and developers.
Maintains consistent guidelines.
Recommends changes to the Terms of Service to the CLT.
Recruits new team members Helps in any other positions when needed.
Posts monthly working group reports.
General other duties assigned by the CLT.

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Matthew
Baylor

Forum / Website


JED Listing Editor

Processes submitted listings.
Communicates with developers when necessary to assist with listing approval.
Reviews extensions for GPL and documented "best practice" compliance.
Processes reports on extensions.
Works closely with end-users and developers to resolve reports.
Investigates copyright infringement.
Processes reviews.
Communicates with developers and end-users when issues with reviews arise.

Pierre Gazolla

Pierre
Gazolla

Forum / Website

Mustaq Sheikh

Mustaq
Sheikh

Forum / Website

 

 

 

Sebastien Lapoux

Sebastien
Lapoux

Forum / Website

Tessa Mero

Tessa
Mero

Forum / Website

 

 


JED Security Specialist

Maintains and oversees reports of Vulnerabilities.
Liaison between JSST, VEL and the JED.
Works closely with listing owners to understand the republishing process.

 

 

Claire Mandville

Claire
Mandville

Forum / Website

JED Detective

Reviews potential fraudulent activity in any area of the JED.
Communicates with developers and end users.
Recommends negative action to team management for verified fraud.

 

 

paulf

Paul
Franklin

Forum / Website

JED Documentation & Communication Curator

Maintains and oversees improvement of all current documentation.
Creates video and graphical tutorials for new and existing features of the site.
Works closely with the Joomla! YouTube Team to produce video and "How-To" examples.
Responsible for the JED S&I Forum.
Posts announcements to the JED S&I Forum.
Facilitates discussions and ideas in the JED Forum.
Works closely with Forum moderators and admins.
Assists users and developers in the Forum in relation to extensions or the JED.

Ryan Bernstein

Ryan
Bernstein

Forum / Website

Nicola Galgano

Nicola
Galgano

Forum / Website


JED User Experience/Site Development Specialist

Maintains the overall navigation and experience for the JED Liaison between Joomla! Site Redesign Team(s).
Works to maintain categories structure and the submission and enhancement process.
Continuously looks for ways to improve the look and function of the JED.
Tests User Experience and provides feedback to Team Management.
Implements new design and features.
Develops new extensions or works with other extension developers for site enhancements.
Investigates and solves site errors reported by the team, end users or developers.
Continuously looks for ways to improve the look and function of the JED.
Tests User Experience and provides feedback to Team Management.
Implements new design and features.
Develops new extensions or works with other extension developers for site enhancements.
Investigates and solves site errors reported by the team, end users or developers.

 

 

Daniel Dimitrov

Daniel
Dimitrov

Forum / Website

Martijn Boomsma

Martijn
Boomsma

Forum / Website

Peter Martin

Peter
Martin

Forum / Website

pedrog

Pedro
Gonçalves

Forum / Website


GPL Evangelist

Provides assistance to developers with GPL issues.

If you're a developer and need assistance with your licensing, paticularly wording/language, Brian will help you out. You can contact him This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Brian
Teeman

Forum / Website


CLT Liaison

Liason between the Community Leadership Team and the JED Team.

  Sander Potjer

Sander
Potjer

Forum / Website


OSM Liaison

Liason between Open Source Matters and the JED Team.

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Radek
Suski

Forum / Website

 

Each team member may be asked to help in any various area of the team, but general positions are assigned. More than one person can be in a position.

 

 

 
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JED History: Joomla! Extensions Directory facts and dates[1]. (Dates are in DD-MM-YYYY){phocadocumentation view=navigation|type=mpcn}

Special dates

JED started on basis of this list at Joomla! forum Ken actually started the list back when we were Mambo. It was then that a few of us began discussion an actual Directory as something that we should be working on.

A Directory is born

Directory Baptism:

proposal by ot2sen - 12-08-2006

  • full name: Joomla! Extensions Directory
  • nick: JED

Extension numbers

JED launched with 314 extensions [2],

  • 314 extensions - 05-03-2006
  • 1000 extensions mark - 16-09-2006
  • 2000 extensions mark - 28-08-2007
  • 3000 extensions mark - 20-01-2008
  • 4000 extensions mark - 17-10-2008
  • 5000 extensions mark - 27-05-2010
  • 6000 extensions mark - 17-10-2010

GPL only

  • March 31 2009: the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) no longer accept non GPL
  • July 1 2009: only GPL extensions are allowed to be listed

Announcement: JED to be GPL Only by July 2009

Extension Versions

  • No 1.0 extensions: March 31 2009, JED no longer accepts Joomla! 1.0 compatible-only extensions. However, accepts extensions compatible with Joomla! 1.0 and Joomla! 1.5
  • No 1.5 legacy extensions -
  • Open for 1.6 extensions -

 

JED Team History

Actual JED Team

Team Profiles: http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=group

Co-managers

  • mlipscomb (Matt Lipscomb) - (appointed by CLT 06-08-2010)

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=2938

  • porwig (Paul Orwig) - (appointed by CLT 06-08-2010)

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=251146

Editors:

  • Horus_68 (Paulo Izidoro) - Joined: 08-01-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=6515

  • astgeorge (Aaron St.George) - Joined: 14-06-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=97007

  • Geoff (Geoff Cheung)- Joined: 09-09-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=32483

  • vdrover (Victor Drover) - Joined: 26-12-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=25584

  • LaFrance (Pierre Gazzola) - Joined: 10-01-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=87230

Development

  • Dknight (Lee Cher Yeong) - Joined: 15-10-2005

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=79

 

Joined in 2010

  • LaFrance (Pierre Gazzola) - Joined: 10-01-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=87230

  • ot2sen (Ole Bang Ottosen) - Joined (appointed by CLT): 09-03-2010 / Left 25-03-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=178

  • Danayel (Daniel Chapman) - Joined: 03-08-2010 / Left 20-09-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=94326

  • jeffchannell (Jeff Channels) - Joined: 17-08-2010 / Left 11-09-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=322239

  • mlipscomb (Matt Lipscomb) - (appointed by CLT 06-08-2010)

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=293859

  • porwig (Paul Orwig) - (appointed by CLT 06-08-2010)

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=251146

 

Joined in 2009

  • astgeorge (Aaron St.George) - Joined: before 12-02-2009

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=97007

  • tj.baker (TJ Baker) - Joined: 31-12-2009 / Left: 02-08-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=23008

  • nonumber (Peter Van Westen) - Joined: 15-09-2009 / Left: 3-09-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=59328

 

Joined in 2008

  • Horus_68 (Paulo Izidoro) - Joined: 08-01-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=6515

  • timothy.stiffler (Timothy Stiffler) - Joined: 21-01-2008 / Left: 16-04-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=138200

  • astgeorge (Aaron St.George) - Joined: after 14-06-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=97007

  • Toni Marie - Joined: 10-03-2008 / Left: 06-08-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=35733

  • alledia (Steve Burge) - Joined: 10-03-2008 / Left: 20-04-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=46545

  • mindiam (Ben Rogers) - Joined: 29-03-2008 / Left: 20-08-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=4340

  • Geoff (Geoff Cheung)- Joined: 09-09-2008 /

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=32483

  • normdouglas (Norm Douglas) - Joined: 26-12-2009 / Left: 09-09-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=19591

  • vdrover (Victor Drover) - Joined: 26-12-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=25584

 

Joined in 2007

  • doctorj (Josh) - Joined: 02-07-2007 / Left: 27-08-2007

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=3420

  • ircmaxell (Anthony Ferrara) - Joined: 13-12-2007 / Left: 29-05-2008 (?)

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=11402

 

Joined in 2006

  • Tonie (Tonie de Wilde) - Joined: 05-03-2006 / Left: 29-04-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=100

  • Vimes - Joined: 08-08-2006 / Left: 15-06-2007

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=561

  • LorenzoG (Lorenzo Garcia) - Joined: 16-10-2006 / Left: 12-04-2010

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=726

 

Pre-launch team - 2005

Since 15-10-2005 until the directory launch on 05-03-2006 [3]

  • gsbe (Graham Spice) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 03-05-2006

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=33

  • ot2sen (Ole Bang Ottosen) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 10-03-2008

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=178

  • dknight (Lee Cher Yeong) - Joined: 15-10-2005

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=79

  • rhuk (Andy Miller) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 05-03-2006

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=13

Pre-launch helpers

original site template: rhuk

code contributes: Andrew Eddie

  • manuman (Shayne Bartlett) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 05-03-2006

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=6

  • DeanMarshall (Dean Marshall) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 05-03-2006

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=595

  • brad (Brad Baker) - Joined: 15-10-2005 / Left: 05-03-2006

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=166991

  • kenmcd (Ken McDonald) was the original 'collector' of extensions

http://forum.joomla.org/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=65

 

Team Leaders

Users in leadership roles at JED team

  • Tonie (From 05-03-2006 to 29-04-2008)
  • LorenzoG (From 29-04-2008 to 12-04-2010)
  • Toni Marie (From 12-04-2010 to 06-08-2010)
  • Co-managers (CLT appointment) mlipscomb and porwig (From 06-08-2010 to actual date )

 

Referências

  1. The dates presented in this document are confirmed by different documents, public and private. The persons involved also contribute to revise this document. Our thanks to all
  2. At the time with an estimated value of over $139,500 for the 310 free “310 extensions x 15 hours development per extension x $30/hour = $139,500. A ridiculously low estimate of the value of the extensions is well over $100,000 - for FREE”: http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?p=236402#p236402
  3. The 1st JED TEAM started his functions on 05 Mar 2006 (the directory opening day) "The Directory team which consists of Andy [rhuk], Graham [Graham Spice], ot2sen [Ole Bang Ottosen] and Lee [dknight]

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