[aur-general] TU Application - Massimiliano Torromeo

Ángel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 3 13:22:56 EDT 2011

2011/10/3 Stefan Husmann <stefan-husmann at t-online.de>:
> Am 03.10.2011 18:39, schrieb Sven-Hendrik Haase:
>> On 03.10.2011 18:32, Massimiliano Torromeo wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Dave Reisner<d at falconindy.com>  wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 06:27:29PM +0200, Massimiliano Torromeo wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Thomas S Hatch<thatch45 at gmail.com>
>>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>> Are we getting rid of MySQL? Or just making Maria a "replaces"
>>>>>> package?
>>>>> Getting rid of MySQL would be crazy!
>>>>> Of course, I'm going to use the replaces/provides flags, for both
>>>>> mariadb and percona.
>>>> Please don't do this. provides and conflicts, yes, but there's no
>>>> reason this should be forced as an upgrade path for mysql users. Using
>>>> replaces here is just as good as killing it off entirely. Users still
>>>> have a choice -- don't take it away from them.
>>>> dave
>>> Sorry, I got confused, my mistake. Only provides, of course!
>> No, make it provides and conflicts. That is the way we handle
>> alternative but conflicting choices of packages.
> Wow what an outcry! I think he got it!
> Massimiliano, I saw you have some ruby packages in your github repo, but
> you did not mention ruby as a language you have skills in. I think we lack
> someone with that skill.
> Sven-Hendrik, do you sponsor Massimiliano? And do you mind to let the
> discussion period begin? (Yes, I am a nitpicker)

I thought he forgot about saying the magical words "let the period
discussion begin?" oh come on we are already discussing it? right?

Massimiliano i don't personally trust you, but i did a quick research
before indirectly suggest to Sven to sponsor you, i'm glad you applied
and I hope good luck on this process.


Angel Velásquez
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