[aur-general] TU application

Thorsten Töpper atsutane at freethoughts.de
Tue Aug 17 05:39:17 EDT 2010

On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:43:23 +0200
Lukáš Jirkovský <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> the discussion about pulling ufoai into [community] made me thing
> about applying for a TU. Since I've got quite a lot of time recently I
> finally decided to apply for a TU position which I've been encouraged
> into several times in the past.
> My name is Lukas Jirkovsky. I'm from Pilsen, Czech Republic. Currently
> I'm pursuing my bachelors degree in computer science at the Faculty of
> Applied Sciences at the University of West Bohemia. I'm using Linux
> for about six years (I still have the old Mandrake 10.1 CD here). I
> used Slackware for several years but approximately 3 years ago I moved
> to Arch Linux which I immediately fell in love with ;-)
> Currently I maintain 94 packages in AUR. Several packages of mine got
> it's way into [community] and [extra] too. I can remember
> ttf-linux-libertine, geeqie, luminance and autopano-sift-c being ones.
> I'd like to move the klavaro package into community and maybe some
> other popular packages. I'm also very interested in bringing more
> graphics software to Arch Linux. Moving ufoai if wanted should be
> without problems too, I've got a decent connection at home. The last
> words about my packaging work is that I'm aware that some of my
> PKGBUILDS still uses contributor instead of maintainer. I'm slowly
> replacing these packages when a new version comes out or any other
> update is needed.
> Now something about my skills. I've a decent knowledge of C and C++
> and in my spare time I'm participating in the development of Hugin
> [1]. I know Java too, but I prefer C++ (templates are just so
> beautiful). I used to maintain the Arch-graphics repo [2] but since I
> switched to x86_64 I don't do regular builds (I'd have to rewrite some
> of the scripts first).
> I can build for both x86_64 and i686.
> best regards,
> Lukas Jirkovsky
> [1] http://hugin.sourceforge.net/
> [2] http://arch-graphics.kx.cz/

That is in fact quite a lot. Do you have a sponsor yet?

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