[aur-general] TU Application
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Sat Sep 3 13:25:58 EDT 2011
On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Evangelos Foutras
<evangelos at foutrelis.com>wrote:
> On 03/09/11 19:13, Alexander Rødseth wrote:
> > Hello,
> > My name is Alexander Rødseth. I'm from Oslo, Norway, am 29 years old
> > for two more months and have been using Arch for a couple of years.
> > My first taste of Linux was a brief acquaintance with Red Hat over a
> > decade ago, followed by Slackware and then Debian for a few years. Now
> > I use Arch Linux both at home and at work, and it's my absolute
> > favorite so far.
> > My 62 AUR packages  have a total of 2519 votes, where 32% of the
> > votes are for packages I submitted, while the rest are for previously
> > orphaned packages, that needed a warm and caring home.
> > I like how Arch tries to avoid fixing things behind your back, which I
> > think is evident from the installation process, the package manager
> > and the love for simplicity I've found in Arch users and developers
> > alike.
> > I enjoy programming in Go, Haskell, Python and C, try to contribute to
> > open source projects with bug reports and the occasional patch (here
> > is one for Blender  and one for Firefox ). When I was younger, I
> > wrote a program for drawing icons and animating sprites.  I have a
> > wacky homepage where I experiment with HTML5 and upload small CLI
> > programs as I see fit. 
> > I'm currently employed in Hue AS , a company that (roughly
> > explained) sells a software engine for converting sound to
> > 3D-graphics. I mainly work with developing and maintaining the
> > internal systems for keeping track of licenses, builds and issues with
> > the code (mostly written in Python). Luckily, I only program a minimum
> > of C++. ;)
> > I started working with programming before studying computer science,
> > and I am on a lifelong track of continuing to learn stuff on my own.
> > At least one of my AUR packages has been moved to [community]
> > (lib32-libasyncns, moved by Jan Steffens in 2010, only have the e-mail
> > as reference) and I've contributed to at least one package in [extra]
> > .
> > I hang out and answer questions on #archlinux as often as I can.
> > My goal with becoming a TU is first and foremost to help out with
> > maintaining packages for the distro that I love and use.
> > If I can find a bug to fix or a feature to add to pacman, or any other
> > arch-centric application, I would like to do so. (Could an option for
> > pacman to list all system-files that are not owned by a package be
> > something?)
> > I am grumpy before the first cup of coffee in the morning, other than
> > that I'm generally happy, helpful and benevolent. I try to get a
> > minimum of exercise and I'm in a stable relationship. I like the game
> > of Go and creating music with jack, MIDI-synths and Arch, of course.
> > Evangelos Foutras was kind enough to sponsor me for applying to become a
> Indeed, and I'm happy to sponsor this fine candidate.
> Let the discussion period begin. :)
Awesome application, awesome involvement, awesome everything!
I can't really find anything I would like to discuss that hasn't been
answered in the application already.
P.S. I just noticed the last TU application was almost 6 months ago
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