[aur-general] [VOTE] TU application: Jan Steffens
Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227)
ghost1227 at archlinux.us
Sat Apr 24 17:51:29 CEST 2010
On 04/19/10 at 08:20am, Jan Steffens wrote:
> My name is Jan Alexander Steffens and I'm a 22 year old CS student
> living in Karlsruhe, Germany.
> I've been introduced to Linux in high school, where the administration
> team (which mainly consisted of students) were avid supporters of free
> Since then, I went through quite a few distributions: SuSE, Mandrake,
> Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian. Gentoo was the first distribution that got me
> interested in getting to know the internals a bit more. About a year
> ago, a fellow CS student introduced me to Arch. After I blew up my
> Fedora installation (accidentally wrote to /dev/root), I chose to give
> Arch a try. I got hooked. Its simplicity really makes it a joy to tinker
> with. :) Especially creating packages and offering them to others (AUR)
> is something Arch made easy.
> I currently run two Arch systems, one on my laptop and one on a headless
> box mainly acting as a router. Both are getting packages from [testing].
> Arch is the first distribution I actually started contributing back to.
> I began frequenting the Archlinux channels on Freenode, now and then
> helping out others and asking my own questions. I reported bugs I found,
> and I uploaded and maintain 15 packages in the AUR .
> I use Pulseaudio on my laptop: Some of my packages in the AUR center on
> it, and I gave the wiki page on Pulseaudio an overhaul. I'm interested
> in taking over maintenance of the pulseaudio packages in [community] and
> improve Pulseaudio on Arch Linux.
> A few days ago, I finally got up the nerve to write about my gripes with
> the gvim package and propose a solution . I was overwhelmed with the
> positive response. Now Dan Griffiths approached me and offered to
> sponsor my application as a TU. Thank you, Dan.
> I hope I'm getting accepted as TU and we can work together on improving
> this great distribution. :-)
> Jan "heftig" Steffens
> 1: http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=heftig
> 2: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/19087
Alright everyone, the discussion period for the appointment of Jan as a
Trusted User has ended.
The seven days of voting begins now!
Please cast your votes at http://aur.archlinux.org/tu.php?id=27
Good luck Jan!
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