[aur-general] TU Application

Mateusz Herych heniekk at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 12:07:59 EDT 2011

2011/9/27 Bartek Piotrowski <barthalion at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Part (Mateusz Herych) decided to sponsor my TU application.
> My name is Bartłomiej Piotrowski. I live in Szczecin (Poland). I learn
> and work here.
> I'm a Linux user since 2005 when I bought Suse 9.3 on 4 CDs. My
> hardware was too cheap to run it comfortably, so I gave up. I changed
> my computer in 2008, and after a year with Ubuntu and Debian I decided
> to install Arch.
> Arch is a perfect distro for me for many reasons - it has clean
> dependencies, it's bleeding edge and I don't need to compile anything
> (but if I want, it's not a problem). I forgot to mention KISS and the
> great community. It's just obvious to me. ;)
> I maintain 21 packages in AUR[1]. Only 3 were submitted by me, and the
> rest was orphaned and/or untidy - corrected by me, now they follow
> packaging guidelines. Every package has some votes and is tested on my
> machines. One of them, mplayer2[2] was taken to [community] by Stéphane
> Gaudreault. I was also contributing to it from time to time.
> I'm a coordinator and (the only one) Polish translator of Arch projects
> in Transifex[3]. Pacman translation is not ready for the 4.0 release yet,
> and I hope it will be done in some time. I had to skip dev/TU specific
> strings in my AUR translation - it's hard to translate something
> without knowledge about context.
> I help people from the Polish community board. When Polish Wiki works
> (now it doesn't), I translate small articles.
> I know basics of C, C++ and Perl, but I'm not a programmer. I juggle
> between school and sysadmin job in a small hosting[4]/shell[5] company.
> (We currently work on the website.) I (co)administer 5 machines, 4 Debian
> ones (2x hosting, Nagios, and Xen) and 1 Gentoo one (shell).
> If I become a TU I would be interested in adopting simple-scan and
> mpdscribble in
> [community].
> That's all, I hope I mentioned everything.
> Bartek Piotrowski
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&L=2&K=Barthalion
> [2] https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/tree/trunk?h=packages/mplayer2
> [3] https://www.transifex.net/accounts/profile/Barthalion/
> [4] http://host.org.pl/
> [5] http://shell.org.pl/


I'm glad to confirm I'm Bartek's sponsor. I'm sure he can be great
addition to our team.
Let's start discussion period.


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