[aur-general] TU application (Kyle Keen)

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 11:27:13 EST 2011

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 8:36 AM, keenerd <keenerd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys.
> I am Kyle Keen (keenerd) and am applying to be a TU, sponsored by
> Xyne.  You might remember me from a past application three months ago
> (1).  Very little has changed since then, though I do have a few more
> packages (2).  I also started up the first AUR mirror (3), which has
> allowed me to prototype silly things far far away from any place I
> could do damage.
> Some smaller new developments have included jshon (4) (a parser I
> wrote just because greping the AUR's rpc.php results is painful) and
> wiki-search (5), a bit of bash to make arch-wiki-docs useful as a
> stand alone resource.  One long term goal would be to get the
> wiki-search script included with the wiki-docs package.
> A very long term goal would be to polish up some of the features from
> AUR3 and get them into the real AUR.
> Short term, Thomas Hatch has expressed a desire to have two of my
> packages (pacgraph and zeromq) in community.  I've been plugging away
> at getting the remaining bugs (python3, pacman 3.5, manpage) out of
> Pacgraph to make this a possibility.  ScrotWM should probably also be
> moved, as it is becoming a more popular window manager.
> I am also eyeing the request for an ABS maintainer, assuming I can
> figure out the existing issues.
> Looking forward to contributing more to Arch!
> -Kyle
> (1)
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2010-December/012126.html
> (2) http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?K=keenerd&SeB=m&SB=v&SO=d&PP=75
> (3) http://aur3.org
> (4) http://kmkeen.com/jshon/
> (5) https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=114291

Kyle, I think that your contributions to Arch have been great and you have
displayed having a level head.

I am going to mull through some of your packages for a sharper review, but
like I said to you before, I hope we can have you on the team!

-Thomas S Hatch

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