[aur-general] TU Application - Seblu

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 23 04:53:43 EST 2011

On 01/22/2011 08:35 PM, Loui Chang wrote:
> On Sat 22 Jan 2011 19:03 +0100, Ronald van Haren wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Loui Chang<louipc.ist at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Fri 21 Jan 2011 21:38 +0200, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
>>>> On 01/21/2011 09:10 PM, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:
>>>>> Seblu wrote:
>>>>>> It looks like a trick question!
>>>>>> But if I want to be a good maintainer, I do understand the reasons.
>>>>>> and **The trust does not exclude the audit.**
>>>>> Excuse me for asking but is there anything preventing you from moving
>>>>> cairo-xcb to community if you become a TU?
>>>> Yes, us.
>>>>> As far as i know if you become a TU you can maintain anything you want
>>>>> that has more than 10 votes in the AUR.
>>>> Becoming a TU means that you become a member in the developement team, a
>>>> team in which we trust each other, respect each other decisions, use the
>>>> same packaging standards, the same tools as developers etc.
>>> I think if the package meets the guidelines then you shouldn't bully
>>> someone into not maintaining it. As long as he's providing the support
>>> that should suffice. Sometimes we may need to adjust the guidelines, and
>>> we decide this as a group through a formal vote.
>> Seriously? Since when is adding a package that is already in the repos
>> with a different configure flag a good idea? We don't even allow this
>> in the AUR...
> Seriously. While it's not ideal, it has been done.
> I would consider it the same as including bin/lib32 packages just to
> include things like wine or whatever. The [community] repo is intended
> for this kind of experimentation and freedom.
> I think awesomewm has enough of a user base to justify such measures if
> a TU is willing to maintain it.

While are you at this add firefox/thunderbird cairo system support. It 
has enough user base and a lot of complains about fonts that are not 
consistent with system, doesn't matter if firefox/tb is broken.

We can do this </sarcasm>

> I'm starting to get a bit peeved with people confusing [community] and
> [unsupported] with the [core] and [extra] bits.


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