[aur-general] TU application - raster

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 23 13:47:35 UTC 2020

On 8/23/20 4:42 AM, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Aug 2020 09:15:34 +0100 Carsten Haitzler <raster at rasterman.com> said:
> Forgot to pgp sign... this reply is.
>> Hi Everyone.
>> I'm Carsten - or Raster.
>> Sponsors: eschwartz and shibumi agreed to +1 me
>> I'm upstream founder of enlightenment, EFL, terminology and a few other
>> things. I work at Arm in Cambridge, UK (and live here). I've been involved in
>> OSS and releasing software since like 1995/96 or so for Linux (And other
>> Unixen at the time). I've worked on several distributions - RedHat, Debian
>> (made custom variant, not upstream) and Tizen. I pretty much eat, breathe and
>> sleep C, and of course that comes with the requisite "I can drive a shell
>> script off a cliff gracefully" developer skill-set. Linux is my OS. I don't
>> dual boot. All my machines are Linux machines without booting into anything
>> else and that's been the way for me for me since I got my first PC in 1996
>> after I had to give up on the Amiga. This PC then ran just Linux and nothing
>> else (never saw a DOS or Windows install). In fact all but 2 of my machines
>> are Arch Linux (Rockpro64 dev board (debian SID) and my Ampere Emag aarch64
>> workstation (Ubuntu), my pinephone has Manjaro for now which is kind-of-close
>> to Arch...).
>> I already maintain the AUR packages for efl-git, enlightenment-git, rage-git,
>> efl-git-asan, enlightenment-git-asan and have for a long while now (also
>> co-maintain terminology-git). You can see that I'm responsive to issues people
>> bring up and fix them pretty fast. I have done some edits to the arch wiki as
>> well over time.
>> I will admit - I haven't really touched the Arch forums... I'm really an
>> IRC/Email person, but I am on #archlinux, #archlinux-offtopic (and
>> #archlinux-arm) most of the time.
>> I've been using arch as my primary/only distro now for maybe about 4-5 years.
>> I like its simplicity and "don't patch/modify things from upstream unless
>> absolutely needed" policy (as an upstream I smile warmly at this direction).
>> It's very developer friendly... and that's who I am. I also run ALARM on my
>> Rapsberry Pis.
>> I do spend most of my effort on the upstream work on these E related projects
>> as those are what I write, release, add features to and fix bugs in.
>> I'm about as googlable as it gets:
>> raster at rasterman.com
>> http://www.rasterman.com
>> I know that there are a lot of packages to maintain for a very small number of
>> people, so I'm happy to help out.
>> I'd be best at taking over or being co-maintainer of:
>> * efl
>> * enlightenment
>> * terminology
>> Other packages I can add to community:
>> * rage (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/rage - i maintain rage-git already)
>> * evisum (https://www.enlightenment.org/news/2020-06-07-evisum-05-release)
>> And in future any others that I think are past the bar of "worth including in
>> Arch community rather than AUR" over time (there are ones brewing or lurking
>> like EDI https://www.enlightenment.org/about-edi, Ephoto
>> https://www.enlightenment.org/about-ephoto, Enventor
>> https://www.enlightenment.org/about-enventor)
>> I'd also be happy to help maintain packages I know I depend on and work with
>> that might be a bit niche like:
>> * packagekit
>> * ddcutil
>> And in general just help attack anything that I know enough about to be a bit
>> better than a bowl of dried up custard at that is in my general sphere of
>> knowledge/use.
>> My PGP key hash: 04F7A0E31E08D3E08D39AFEBD147F94364295E8C
>> http://keys.gnupg.net/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xD147F94364295E8C
>> Looking forward to pitching in and making Arch better :)

I approve this TU application. Looking forward to seeing you on the team
soon. :)

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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