[aur-general] TU Application - Massimiliano Torromeo
massimiliano.torromeo at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 14:47:04 EDT 2011
On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 8:08 PM, Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com> wrote:
> On 08.10.2011 17:55, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>> Massimiliano Torromeo <massimiliano.torromeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sven-Hendrik Haase is sponsoring my application as a trusted user.
>> I thought about applying as a TU for some time now, I think the
>> selection of packages provided by Arch is already great but there is
>> always space for additional quality software in community and I hope
>> to help with that.
>> Here's a little background about myself:
>> I'm a 28yr old italian guy, working as a system administrator and
>> developer at a company that provides web-services, hosting and housing
>> I first tried linux out of curiosity back when Mandriva was still
>> called Mandrake, but I didn't like it at all and the RPM system made
>> me cry tears of blood.
>> I didn't linux again for a couple of years and then I tried gentoo. I
>> was at my last year of high school and, being already a developer at
>> heart, I wasn't scared but rather really interested by its packaging
>> system that required extensive time of compilation but providing
>> extreme customization possibilities at the same time.
>> That was the time when I finally dropped Windows for good and I kept
>> using gentoo for years as my primary os, while only checking out other
>> distros every once in a while. In all this years I tried many other
>> distributions both out of personal curiosity and for work: Suse, Red
>> Hat, Fedora, CentOS, [K]Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, Slackware, Oracle Linux
>> and of course Arch! plus some BSDs (FreeBSD and Mac OSX), but I still
>> like Arch the best.
>> Like I said, I am a developer at heart and I released some
>> applications  as opensource, first as GPL but I then became more of
>> a BSD/MIT guy.
>> The most successful of them all has been a grafical frontend for
>> embedded devices such as gaming handhelds which I developed (using
>> SDL/C++) initially for the GP2X  but was later ported to many other
>> devices by other developers/communities, called GMenu2X .
>> I am a confident developer who loves the Python language, but I also
>> user very often PHP, C++, Bash (for scripts of course) and other
>> My work as a system administrator involves installing and configuring
>> machines (Arch based whenever possible) with a variety of server
>> softwares, and that's where I will probably focus as a TU.
>> I already maintain a private repository of packages that help me keep
>> the aforementioned machines up-to-date.
>> From this packages I selected an initial list of what I plan to move
>> to community:
>> - percona-server
>> - mariadb (refactored to replace mysql, unlike the one in AUR. See )
>> - nagios-nrpe
>> - nagios-plugins
>> - nmon
>> - ttf-ubuntu-font-family
>> - rt3562sta
>> - arp-scan
>> - e4rat
>> - mtop
>> - php-mongo
>> - pngcrush
>> - supervisor
>> - vdfuse
>> - vbox-runner
>> You can see on the AUR  and on github  that I have written
>> already a pretty long list of PKGBUILDs including the popular dropbox.
>> If you have any question, just ask.
>>  https://github.com/mtorromeo/
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GP2X
>>  http://mtorromeo.github.com/gmenu2x/
>>  https://github.com/mtorromeo/archlinux-packages/tree/master/mariadb-mysql-replacement
>>  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=mtorromeo <https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=mtorromeo>
>>  https://github.com/mtorromeo/archlinux-packages
>> 5 full days have passed the land.
>> The vote to decide Massimiliano's fate is at hand.
>> What will we decide?
>> Judgement will be applied.
>> Please vote, I hope you'll understand.
>> -- Sven-Hendrik
> This was a huge success! 17 votes for yay~ and none for nope.
> Welcome to the team. Do the todo list . Your account has been supersized.
I was about to leave for the night but I want to thank everybody for the trust.
I'm very happy to be a part of this great team!
I'll take all the necessary steps of the TODO list tomorrow.
Have a good night!
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