[aur-general] TU application

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 21 14:54:08 EDT 2010

On 08/21/2010 09:42 PM, Florian Pritz wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been asked a few times to apply as a TU and finally decided to do
> so ;).
> My name is Florian Pritz, I'm from Austria, 18 years old and I've been
> using Arch for something like 2 years and a few weeks. Before that I've
> sometimes tried OpenSUSE, Fedora, Ubuntu and Gentoo, but after a few
> hours/days switched back to Windows.
> Currently I have 5 boxes running arch, 1 (desktop) testing, 3 servers (2
> at home), 1 laptop (my father's). I'm mainly active in #archlinux.de,
> but also sometimes helping out on bugday.
> I'm a quite experienced PHP and shell programmer and some time ago I
> started with perl, which is really cool thanks to CPAN and bauerbill. My
> C and python skills are somewhat basic, but enough to find and fix some
> bugs.
> Currently I have 27 packages in the AUR [1], some even having>  40 votes
> and I'd like to bring those to community. Quite a lot of them still have
> "|| return 1", but I'm removing those whenever there are updates available.
> One of my servers is used for webhosting, myqsl, mail and a few shell
> accounts and I'd like to help update some of the software that's running
> on this box (most of it is from extra though :( ). Sometimes I'm
> rebuilding stuff like mysql, php, dovecot or postfix because of
> security advisories, but most of the time the you guys are faster.
> A small side project of mine is a pastebin/file upload service [2]
> written in PHP, using pygments for highlighting and memcached to reduce
> the load. [3]
> Thorsten Töpper asked me to become a TU and also wants to sponsor me.
> Thanks.
> If you want to know more, please ask. I'm not a good story writer ;)
> [1] http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=bluewind
> [2] http://paste.xinu.at
> [3] http://git.server-speed.net/users/flo/filebin

at last now we can take over the world. I'm glad to see you applying

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