[aur-general] Applying for TU-ship

Ángel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.com.ve
Tue Aug 19 16:45:46 EDT 2008

stefan-husmann at t-online.de ha scritto:
>  Hello,
>  my name is Stefan Husmann, I am 40 years old and live near Hanover in
>  Germany. I am working for a big ITC company as system administrator
>  and in projects.
>  I was encouraged by Ángel Velásquez to  apply for TU-status. With this
>  mail I want to do that.
>  At the time I maintain 108 packages in AUR. Not all of them were
>  written my me, but some of them I made after package requests on
>  archlinux.org. Also I am active in the forums at archlinux.org and
>  archlinux.de.
>  I consider myself still being in a learning phase. Two months or so I
>  was not able to do a proper patching of packages, now I am. So
>  packaging is a hobby to me now.
>  I only own a i686 computer, have no experience with the x86_64
>  architecture. Building packages for both arches seems a lot of work to
>  me, especially if you are bound to a remote machine. So as a TU I
>  would have to concentrate a bit more on really important packages. But
>  on the other hand it is hard for me to see orphaned packages lying
>  around, an often I pick them. :)
>  In the forums i act under my real name, in AUR I have a nick, haawda.
>  I can change that if you mind.
>  I speak german, english and  with the help of dictionaries and a lot
>  of time I might decrypt a french text also.
>  Please consider voting for me.
>  Sincerely Stefan

I'm glad to sponsor him; So let's start the discussion period.

Angel Velásquez
angvp @ irc.freenode.net
Arch Linux Trusted User (TU)

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