[aur-general] TU Application

Christopher Brannon chris at the-brannons.com
Wed Oct 27 09:29:48 EDT 2010

Kaiting Chen <kaitocracy at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi aur-general, my name is Kaiting Chen and Xyne has decided to sponsor me

Hi Kaiting,

> And I use C, C++, x86 ASM, Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, and Javascript on a
> daily basis.

Whoa, that's quite a list.  Just out of pure idle curiosity, what do you
do with x86 assembly on a daily basis?  I learned it years ago, and I
even have a googleable code sample (look for Chris Brannon's uuencode).
I've never used assembly for anything serious.

> I maintain a small cluster running Arch where I hand out free shell accounts
> to anyone who wants them.

It's very nice of you to offer such a service!

> This list evinces a fundamental problem however that there is simply not
> enough manpower to maintain the current repositories. Because I am able (or
> hopefully will be deemed so by the powers that be/grant TU priveleges) I
> would like to help alleviate this condition. Arch allows me to focus on the
> work that I do; it should be obvious that helping to ensure that Arch
> functions smoothly and efficiently is a necessary task for anyone who has
> made this distribution a valuable part of their workflow.

That's a wonderful statement of intent.  I like your attitude.

Good luck!
-- Chris
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