[aur-general] TU Application - Seblu

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sun Jan 16 15:43:48 EST 2011

On Sun, 2011-01-16 at 21:37 +0100, Seblu wrote:
> Hello,
> Tonight I decided to propose me as TU.  My sponsor is Peter Lewis.
> My name is Sebastien Lutttringer, i'm a 26 years old french system and
> network engineer who lives in Paris.
> I'm gradued from EPITA a french computer school and i work in a
> private company for 4 years.
> My day to day job is done on Linux Debian and 99% of our servers are
> on Debian. We work mainly with open technologies and we love
> challenges with technology that we control/understand.
> As far as i recall, my first meet with linux, was in 2001/2002 (i
> don't remember exactly)
> with slackware and later with debian woody, it was just some test (not
> my main system)
> In 2005, i choose my grad school, in another for its hard Unix spirit.
> I wanted to become a unix power user. So, 2005 was my switching year
> to linux.
> I tested some distro and i choose debian as desktop station. In 2007,
> i changed my main distro to gentoo until 2010 (and my new laptop)
> where i switched to Arch.
> I never really took the time to get involved to my distro and since a
> long time i
> want it. Arch philosophy and simplicity, remember me slackware and
> makes me want to take the plunge.
> Regarding my skills I use a lot of linux technology in my work to
> design solutions to our problems (network operator, file transfer
> platform, streaming/cdn) or to maintain our critical systems.
> I also have skill in coding in C/C++, Python, Perl, lua, php, shell
> and some others.
> Regarding to arch, i maintain packages in AUR and fill bug report. I
> also plan to propose some patch in some times.
> As a TU, i would start by maintaining packages i use and which are not
> in community. To start i think to:
> arptables
> awesome
> conntrack-tools
> ebtables
> ferm
> fstrim
> lsscsi
> mtr-cli
> nload
> opera
> scsiadd
> ulogd
> vconfig

Just on a side note: opera, mtr are already in [community].  And i don't
think awesomewm can be in [community] because of the dependency

> After, I hope have enough time to more contribute to the distro and
> perhaps become a dev. Maybe working on pacman i've some ideas of
> improvment.
> Regards,

Jelle van der Waa

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