On Tue, Jan 03, 2023 at 11:03:07AM +0000, Robin Candau wrote:
My name's Robin Candau and I'd like to apply to become a Trusted User. My sponsors are Leonidas Spyropoulos <artafinde> and T.J. Townsend <blakkheim>.
Thanks for you application and good luck!
- I maintain some packages on the AUR.
I looked over them and they generally seem fine. The only weird part I have found is this install script that symlinks `/usr/bin/clipboard` to `/usr/bin/cb` in 3 packages. Why did you pick this solution?
- More recently, I've been working with Rudra Saraswat (the Ubuntu Unity project lead) to help him properly packaging the Unity desktop environment for Arch (this is still a WIP) .
Nice, I looked over the original packaging and was disappointed in the package quality. Hopefully it will shape up nicely in the future.
As a TU, I'm looking forward to help with the AUR moderation (reviewing PKGBUILDs, answering AUR related questions and handling AUR requests).
I'd also be interested in moving the following AUR packages to Community:
Is this covered under the "protonmail" trademark? Can we redistribute this with the name "protonmail"? Is there any other terms or restrictions on this?
- unrar-free (which I currently maintain)
I had similar concerns with `unrar`, but it seems like Fedora and Ubuntu is packaging this. I'd assume this should be safe then.
Finally, those are the packages I use and/or I'd be interested in (co-)maintaining in Community:
- zathura* (zathura, zathura-cb, zathura-djvu, zathura-pdf-mupdf,
A few of these have two maintainers already, is there any orphaned packages you would like to maintain in the repositories?
Keep in mind that any packages in [extra] is not accessible to TUs currently, but the plan is for this to change.