[aur-general] number of TUs was Re: voting period: Brad Fanella

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sat Sep 4 15:15:58 EDT 2010

On Fri 03 Sep 2010 05:24 -0500, Christopher Brannon wrote:
> Peter Lewis <pete at muddygoat.org> writes:
> > This just got me wondering - is there an ideal number of TUs that
> > you want there to be? Should people just continue applying if they
> > have the know-how and time, or else are there "enough" TUs at the
> > moment? What's the feeling on that?
> Have a look at this thread from the forums:
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=103250
> More is better.  The packages/TU ratio will decrease as the number of
> TUs increases, and it will be more likely that a TU uses the packages he
> or she maintains.
> If you want to be a TU, find a sponsor and apply.

Such numbers and ratios are misleading, we have one TU maintaining
over 800 packages, and that keeps growing. I think it was around 600
last year. Overall I'd say it's good to have more TUs though.

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