[aur-general] TU application: Laszlo Papp

Giovanni Scafora giovanni at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 1 13:51:38 EDT 2009

2009/7/31, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com>:
> I've been speaking to Laszlo over the past month and the impression that
>  I get is that he really doesn't understand boundaries when it comes to
>  communication. This can become extremely frustrating for the person he
>  is talking to.
>  When we first started talking, he asked me about many past TUs, and
>  about the reasons they quit, etc. I wondered why he wouldn't speak to
>  them directly instead of bothering me with such questions.
>  There has been multiple times that he has asked me for solutions to very
>  trivial problems. To make things worse, in one instance, he would shoot
>  down every one of my offered solutions.
>  Instead of choosing the most relevant route of communication, he will
>  choose the method that he believes will give him the fastest response,
>  no matter if it may cause disruption.
>  Example: He asks the same question to some of us directly via Jabber
>  rather than asking in an IRC channel (which we are all present in), even
>  after being asked to stop.
>  Example: He would contact me directly about something on the mailing
>  list that I had no involvement in, rather than sending an email to that
>  mailing list.
>  He has recently become extremely annoying.
>  His application does look impeccable though.
>  It's partly the result of lots of feedback from me, and probably other
>  Trusted Users.
>  I don't know if this should be a barrier to becoming a Trusted User,
>  but the fact is that I'm wary about working with him, and I can imagine
>  that other users might feel the same way.
>  I admire Laszlo's enthusiasm, and respect his goals but I don't think he
>  would be a good candidate for a Trusted User right now.

I don't vote on TU matters anymore, but I totally agree with you.

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