[aur-general] TU application - raster

Christian Rebischke Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 23 15:23:40 UTC 2020

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 09:15:34AM +0100, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> 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 :)
> -- 
> ------------- Codito, ergo sum - "I code, therefore I am" --------------
> Carsten Haitzler - raster at rasterman.com

I approve my TU sponsorship, let's start the discussion period.

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