[aur-general] TU Application - Daniel Micay (thestinger)
d at falconindy.com
Thu Dec 6 13:38:16 EST 2012
On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 01:34:28PM -0500, danielmicay at gmail.com wrote:
> Hello! This is my application to be a Trusted User.
Indeed, I'm sponsporing this delinquent.
Daniel's an awesome candidate and I look forward to having him as part
of the team.
Talk amongst yourselves.
> My name is Daniel Micay, and I am a 20 year old living in Toronto. Dave Reisner
> (falconindy) is my sponsor. My username on the wiki, github and the forums is
> thestinger, and I go by either thestinger or strcat on IRC.
> I started using Linux in 2008/2009 and Arch was the first distribution I liked
> enough to install outside of a VM. I quickly fell in love with the elegance of
> vanilla, up-to-date packages and eventually moved away from a more traditional
> desktop environment to awesome and then i3. Linux was my gateway into
> programming, as I picked up shell scripting and that eventually led to learning
> Python. At the moment I mostly use C++ and Python, but I have an interest in
> Haskell and more recently Rust.
> I began contributing back to the community in 2010 by putting my efforts into
> improving the wiki, and in September of 2011 I joined the ArchWiki
> administration team. At some point I became quite active on the #archlinux
> channel, and I do my best to disseminate tidbits of knowledge that I've picked
> up there.
> The following are packages that I use and would like to maintain in
> * rust
> * libgit2
> * uwsgi and the official plugins (split package)
> * faenza-icon-theme
> * intel-gpu-tools
> * ohcount
> * namebench
> * transmission-remote-cli
> * sparsehash
> * ttf-symbola
> * python-libgit2 and python2-libgit2 (split package)
> * python-scrypt and python2-scrypt (split package)
> * python-bottle and python2-bottle (split package)
> * httpie (not a library, so just python3)
> * libxkbcommon
> * kmscon (the tagged release, only -git is in the AUR)
> * ncrack
> * reaver
> * vim-indent-object
> * vim-fugitive
> * vim-systemd
> * zenburn and solarized vim colorschemes
> ... and in the future:
> * various rust libraries
> * libc++ (currently no stable release)
> * libc++abi (linux support is a work-in-progress)
> * vim-clang-complete (it needs a new stable release)
> All of these are under free licenses, and most currently meet the 10 vote
> threshold (some would have to wait a bit).
> I would also like to look into having the Android SDK in [community], but the
> number of licenses it uses is really a mess and I doubt Google's pre-built
> version can (or should) be redistributed as-is.
> Thanks for considering my application! :)
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