[aur-general] TU Application - György Balló
i.caught.air at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 22:29:46 EST 2012
I'm also in favor of György.
He is the best candidate I have seen lately and his presentation is clean.
I would like someone like him around to help the community.
Also, if I pay attention to the other posts, my opinion is... the AUR is a
It's only used as a time saver, but it doesn't dictates how the AUR works
in any way.
Meaning when there's a change to the AUR system, so must the tools adapt to
I think it's their job to support split packages, as long as we can provide
some sort of "coding/design standard" to help them a bit with their task.
It's a known feature, it's also an interesting feature.
The more split packages we have, it's gonna pressure the Yaourt team to do
something about it.
On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 9:34 PM, Stéphane Gaudreault
<stephane at archlinux.org>wrote:
> Le 2012-03-01 13:00, Balló György a écrit :
> Hello everybody,
>> I'm applying to be a Trusted User.
>> I'm a 24 years old Hungarian web developer, and I'm using Arch Linux as
>> my main system since 2010 summer. Before that I used a Debian-based distro
>> for one year. In my free time I like surfing on the net, contributing to
>> OpenStreetMap, bicycling, hiking, take photos about trams, and of course,
>> I really like Arch Linux's transparency, the pacman and the build system,
>> the website and the great wiki. I'm maintaining packages a long time
>> ago, and I already contributed to wiki by creating a page about
>> libcanberra, and updated, extended some other articles.
>> I reported many issues with GNOME packages (including upstream and
>> packaging bugs) to make Arch Linux better. I usually try to find the
>> solution and send patch to upstream if needed before open bug reports. I
>> helped to Ioni e.g. on updating some C# packages, and I also cooperated
>> with AndyRTR on splitting out extensions from libreoffice
>> I currently have 150 packages in AUR with a total of 5775 votes. I
>> already maintain more than 200 packages as source packages on github and
>> as built i686 packages in my [ayatana] repo. I don't want to move all of
>> these packages to [community], only the popular ones. I always try to make
>> the best packages and I hate poorly written PKGBUILDs.
>> Some packages that I would like to add to [community]:
>> - deja-dup (115 votes)
>> - gwibber (299 votes)
>> - pinta (186 votes)
>> Some orphan packages in [community] that I could adopt:
>> - agave
>> - buoh
>> My goal with becoming a TU is to provide more popular GTK+ applications
>> in [community] and keep GNOME stable and consistent by fixing packages on
>> large updates if needed. I hope that I could support Arch Linux as a TU in
>> the next months and years.
>> Alexander Rødseth is my sponsor.
>> Best regards,
>> György Balló
>> My PGP key: https://raw.github.com/City-**busz/Arch-Linux-Repository/**
>> master/ballogyor at gmail.com-**public.asc<https://raw.github.com/City-busz/Arch-Linux-Repositoryfirstname.lastname@example.org>
>>  https://aur.archlinux.org/**packages.php?SeB=m&K=City-busz<https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=City-busz>
>>  https://wiki.archlinux.org/**index.php/Libcanberra<https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libcanberra>
>>  https://bugs.archlinux.org/**index.php?project=1&status=&**
>>  https://github.com/City-busz/**Arch-Linux-Repository<https://github.com/City-busz/Arch-Linux-Repository>
>>  http://ayatana.info/
> Hi György,
> Thank you for applying. I think you will be a great contributor.
> I looked at your AUR packages and saw that you are maintaining the unity
> desktop. I never used this desktop environment, but as a curiosity is it
> something you want to eventually bring into [community] ?
> I am looking forward to having you join the TUs team.
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