[aur-general] TU Application

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 12:45:01 EDT 2011

2011/9/27 Mateusz Herych <heniekk at gmail.com>:
> 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/
> Hi,
> 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.
> Regards,
> Mateusz.

This is great, the packages look fine.
I don't have any questions, so all I'm going to say is good luck!

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