[aur-general] TU application

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 06:08:42 EDT 2010

On 17 August 2010 11:39, Thorsten Töpper <atsutane at freethoughts.de> wrote:
> 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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Hello Thorsten,
Imanol Celaya and Stefan Husmann contacted me about sponsoring me, but
it's quite a long time ago and I'm not sure if it still applies.


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