[aur-general] TU application: Chris Brannon
Ali H. Caliskan
ali.h.caliskan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 12:38:46 EDT 2009
I agree, you're an inspiration to all of us :)
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Daenyth Blank
<daenyth+arch at gmail.com<daenyth%2Barch at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:35, Chris Brannon <cmbrannon at cox.net> wrote:
> > Hello everyone!
> > I wish to become an ArchLinux Trusted User. To that end, here
> > is a bit of information pertaining to me.
> > I started using Linux in the summer of 2000. Before that time, I used
> > Unix shell accounts offered by various Internet service providers.
> > I've been using some flavor of *nix since 1995.
> > I'm blind, and I've always worked from a text console. Dialup Unix shell
> > accounts had mostly vanished by 2000, so I installed Slackware.
> > I used Slackware until early 2007, and I learned a great deal about Linux
> > in the process. I could describe my reasons for dropping Slackware, but
> > I won't. It's a fine distribution, and the answer to the "which
> > is best" question is mostly subjective.
> > After looking at several distros, I settled on Arch in September
> > of 2008. Moving to Arch was easy for me, because of my years of
> > with Slackware.
> > Currently, I maintain 8 packages in unsupported, and this number is
> > See the following URL for my work:
> > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=cmb
> > My username on the BBS, AUR, and wiki is cmb.
> > I want to do my part to make ArchLinux more accessible to the blind.
> > My first order of business is to submit two packages to the community
> > repository: speakup and espeakup.
> > These two packages provide one reliable method of supplying spoken output
> > the text console under Linux.
> > I will endeavor to faithfully represent the interests of the whole
> > ArchLinux user community, not just those of the tiny subset who are
> > Allan McRae is my sponsor. Thank you Allan.
> > With kind regards,
> > -- Chris
> Excellent! I'm thrilled that you're applying, and I think you'll be a
> very valuable addition to the team
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