[aur-general] TU application - Kyle Keen

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 7 20:25:19 CET 2010

On 8 December 2010 02:56, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> Thorsten Töpper wrote:
>> > Some AUR users have posted on the list in response to the bot. I
>> > can't find the others right now but here's one:
>> >
>> > http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2010-December/012330.html
>> >
>> > Just to be clear, the bot does not insult anyone and it does state
>> > the reason for the comment rather than some ambiguous "ur pkg is full
>> > of fail, lol" comment.
>> >
>> > My issue is that I consider the launch premature and overzealous and
>> > I'm seeking reassurance that in the future ongoing discussions will
>> > be considered before action is taken.
>> Still because of that quickshot I'll change my previous expectation to
>> vote.
>> Even a reassurance won't change that for this vote, probably for a
>> future one but not for this.
>> Sorry but once a application is passed the applicant has directly to
>> show a responsible behaviour, TU stands for Trusted User not Trolling
>> User.
>> This is not meant as a direct insult, don't misinterprete it.
> Regardless of how it was meant, "Trolling User" was inappropriate imo. The
> intentions were good. It's the rashness that's the problem as far as I'm
> concerned. Realizing that it was a bad idea and that there are better ways to
> do things is enough.

I don't see this as a real problem to this application. He is
competent enough and aside from the recent undertakings his attitude
is totally fine, and I'm sure his bots will be a good tool internally.
Making rash decisions can be solved by advice and warnings.

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