[aur-general] TU application - raster
eschwartz at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 7 10:59:43 UTC 2020
On 8/23/20 9:47 AM, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> My PGP key hash: 04F7A0E31E08D3E08D39AFEBD147F94364295E8C
>>> Looking forward to pitching in and making Arch better :)
> I approve this TU application. Looking forward to seeing you on the team
> soon. :)
The discussion period is over, time to vote!
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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