[aur-general] TU Application - Ike Devolder

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 1 07:51:47 EST 2012

Le 2012-03-01 03:47, Peter Lewis a écrit :
> Hi Ike,
> Thanks for applying :-)
> On Thursday 01 Mar 2012 08:33:17 Ike Devolder wrote:
>> Currently I'm using Archlinux as my primary operating system for over 6
>> years and for several years I'm maintaining a small number of packages in
>> AUR[1]. I also keep a repository with arch packages for everyone to use[2]
>> and view the pkgbuilds on github[3]. Originally the repository got created
>> so i could easily install some non-{core,extra,community}-packages on my
>> different computers.
> I had a quick look, and these packages all look pretty good to me. It seems
> that you know your way around.
>> I would like to become a TU for several reasons:
>> - bring in some packages from AUR to community
>>    - apper (kde packagekit frontend, the gnome/gtk ones are already in)
>>    - lcdproc (drive your lcd displays)
>>    - closure-{compiler,linter} (googles javascript toys)
>>    - vim-qt (or provide a patch for addition to the extra package)
> It would be nice to see another TU interested in KDE / Qt things :-)
>> Last but not least, my sponsor is Stéphane Gaudreault.
> This is a bit picky of me, but technically the sponsor is supposed to be a TU
> and as far as I can tell Stéphane is a dev rather than a TU...
So ... Following this logic I have the power to break everything on your 
system ... but not to sponsor a future member of our trusted users team 
? (Just kidding :D ).

> Good luck with the application!
> Pete.
I had the oportunity to collaborate with Ike a few time. He showed very 
good technical skills and a good attitude. For these reasons, I think he 
would be a good addition to our TUs team.



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