[aur-general] TU Application - Massimiliano Torromeo

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Tue Oct 4 12:51:09 EDT 2011

Am 03.10.2011 19:20, schrieb Massimiliano Torromeo:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 7:02 PM, Thomas S Hatch<thatch45 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I hope I did not derail this too much, your packages look good, and your
>> github account is very impressive! It looks like you have the motivation and
>> the competency to help maintain and uphold the Arch way .
> Thanks!
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Stefan Husmann
> <stefan-husmann at t-online.de>  wrote:
>> 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.
> My experience with ruby so far has been more from the side of a
> sysadmin. As a developer I have basic knowledge of the language to
> understand what's going on, and even to patch code when there is need
> for it.
> I would dare to say that I have basic knowledge of most of the more
> popular languages, except for functional programming which I really
> can't get myself to like at all.
That's more than I can tell from me.
>> I maintain pngcrush in AUR and thought myself to bring it to [community].
>> The main reason for not doing so was that we have optipng there, which does
>> entirely the same as pngcrush.
> I didn't know about optipng, I will check into it, and since there is
> already a TU behind pngcrush I will probably leave it out of the list
> then.
If you become a TU feel free to decide differently than I did. My remark was
merely meant as a question to the other TUs what to do in such a case.

Regards Stefan

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