[aur-general] TU Application

Jeff Horelick jdhore1 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 05:59:45 EDT 2008

Replying to myself is weird :) ... I forgot to mention (as you can
see, past my bedtime :P). I'm jdhore on the forums too and i spider
them quite regularly, but i will try to help out more. Also, i'm going
to try to be in the IRC more too.

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 5:57 AM, Jeff Horelick <jdhore1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> My name is JD Horelick and i'd like to become a TU. I'm 23 and working
> as a sysadmin for a decent-sized company (linux and windows stuff).
> I first started with ArchLinux in early 2007 (if i had to guess) and
> ever since then, i've loved it. I think pacman is quite possibly the
> greatest package manager i've used and i think the PKGBUILD package
> format is quite nice. I haven't done a crazy amount of development on
> Arch, but i've been using linux since 1999 and i was a Debian
> Developer for ~3 years (where i maintained 10-15 packages).
> As a TU I will offer my knowledge, skills and time to improve my
> favourite distribution and it's packages.
> Some of my specific goals as a TU are:
>  * Work on expanding the community repo (for example, clutter is in
> community, but clutter-gtk, clutter-cairo and clutter-gtk are still in
> AUR :(  ).
>  * Make sure packages in AUR/community are working. For example, i
> tried to build dpkg (i think...It's late) from aur a bit ago and the
> URL changed, if i was a TU (and i will probably do this tomorrow
> anyway), i would email the guy and say like: "Hey, please fix the 404
> on your package or i'm going to take it over".
>  * My goal is to upload, fix or update a minimum of 1 package a day.
> In my free time I like...wait...I have free time? ahh...but seriously,
> in my free time...Well...I'm a atypical computer geek...I like
> watching me some movies/TV, playing video games...goin out and doing
> some parkour...having fun. Oh, and tacos...Tacos FTW!
> The final thing, Allan was so kind as to sponsor my application and
> here is the list of packages i have uploaded to the AUR:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=jdhore
> Let's start up the inquisition :P Any questions and suggestions will
> be answered as quickly as possible (I'm usually around from 1PM EST to
> 5AM EST daily).
> Thank you all very much. I very much hope to become part of the Arch team.
> Sincerely,
> JD
> In case my AUR link gets buried/is hard to see:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=jdhore

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