[aur-general] TU Application

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 16:33:05 EST 2013

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Federico Cinelli
<cinelli.federico at gmail.com> wrote:
> "cinelli” is what I go by in #archlinux, the Arch Linux forums, the AUR, and the
> bug tracker. My full name is Federico Cinelli. My sponser is Daniel Wallace (gtmanfred)
> I have been an active member of the Arch Linux community for slightly under a year
> and have been helping the community for the majority of that time. I’m a Computer
> Science major and also an Automotive Science major. So the willingness to
> understand and see how things operate, has always been a passion of mine.
> I have been using Linux since 1999 and I have cycled through Red Hat, Debian, Crunchbang,
> FreeBSD, Mint, Ubuntu, and Fedora, until finally finding a place to call home,
> Arch Linux. My reason for moving through so many distributions was that nothing was
> “up-stream” enough for me. I alway ran the latest “unstable” repo’s with a constant
> need to be ahead of the game.
> Building off of a background in C/C++ I began getting really into Bash. Bringing me to
> putting together my first PKGBUILD (pygments-hg). It was a messy process but, I kept
> working on them and sure enough began to understand how the Arch Linux Build System and
> makepkg put things in order. I've read through all the man pages and wiki articles that
> I could find and from there I began adopting ten packages at a time from the AUR and
> just cleaning them and putting their "ducks in a row" according to the packing standards.
> I now maintain forty-two PKGBUILDs in the AUR with a total of 525 votes. I am more
> than comfortable building them myself and also helping others build them as well. I
> use devtools for my builds and I have read and understood the packaging standards and
> TU guidelines. I am always open to any creative criticism / abuse that is handed out by
> the current Trusted Users. And I appreciate it.
> For the past six months I've been working on getting more in-tune with the forums.
> I've recently started answering posts on the forums and working with people that
> request PKGBUILDs. My latest addition to the AUR evansi0n (used for jailbreaking iOS 6.x)
> was the last request I've answered from the forum. I also spend a majority of my time
> on the IRC channel helping with live support. I have also added as much as I felt fit
> to the wiki when I have the extra time. I feel like thestinger and company do a great
> job on maintaining it and whenever someone mentions something that is needed I try to
> lend a hand or at least give my input on the direction it's going.
> I've also began developing my own application which is an Automotive Diagnostic Tool which
> uses OBD2 through USB to help bring bring the automotive industry into Linux. I'm
> extremely interested in helping work on anything related to WINE and porting applications
> over to Arch. I feel this will allow people to feel much more comfortable using Arch as their
> only OS and get them away from the Dual Booting scenarios. It's not that I see dual booting
> as a hassle, but, I strongly feel that anything that can be accomplished on a Mac / Windows
> based system should be able to be done in on a Linux platform.
> Arch Linux and its community fascinates me and doing what I can to help the community grow
> and prosper is very important to me. That is why I'd like to be a Trusted User.
> --
> You can find a list of PKGBUILDs that I maintain here:
>     - cinelli (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?SeB=m&K=Cinelli)
> Packages that I would like to start maintaining immediatly [community] are:
>     - gmerlin (https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/gmerlin/)
>     - ifuse (https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/ifuse/)
>     - libquicktime (https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/libquicktime/)
> Also, I would be interested in taking the following from the AUR into [community]:
>     - texmaker (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/texmaker/)
>     - screenfetch (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/screenfetch/)
>     - zukitwo-themes (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/zukitwo-themes/)
>     - velox (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/velox/)
>     - evasi0n (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/evasi0n/)
> My public key can be found here: https://github.com/cinelli/dumptruck/blob/master/cinelli.asc?raw=true
> --
> Thank you for your consideration.
> --
> Federico Cinelli <cinelli.federico at gmail.com>
> "Stay true."

It's nice to you applying! I think you would make a great Trusted
User. You've shown great judgement on the wiki and irc, and you
definitely have the knowledge/skills that are needed.

I'll even forgive you for being a closet iPhone user. >:)

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