[aur-general] TU Application - Ike Devolder

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 2 07:09:36 EST 2012

Le 2012-03-02 07:03, Thomas Bächler a écrit :
> Am 01.03.2012 15:31, schrieb Peter Lewis:
>> On Thursday 01 Mar 2012 07:51:47 Stéphane Gaudreault wrote:
>>>> 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 ).
>> Heh, quite. I didn't claim to have logic on my side, I was just highlighting
>> what our byelaws currently say.
>> I said it was picky, but if we're happy for Devs to sponsor TU-ship, then we
>> should just change the rules. I didn't want to create a big discussion out of
>> this (unless of course people do disagree with devs being sponsors), so if
>> there aren't any reasons contra, I'll put in a proposal to amend the byelaws.
>> I guess this came from an original idea that the group of TUs are self-
>> governing, independently of the developers.
> I always highlight that the Arch core developers usually don't interfere
> with the affairs of the TU group. In that sense, the bylaws make sense
> by saying you need to TU to sponsor him. However, the important part
> (voting) is done by TUs only. Personally, I always considered the
> "sponsor" requirement an unnecessary formality anyway.
I thought about it andI have nointention to participate to the vote as I 
do not want to interfere with the required quorum. I am only sponsoring 
here and the final choice will be made by TUs only.


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