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Re: AM report for Barry deFreese <bddebian@comcast.net>


Bas Wijnen schrieb:
> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 11:17:17PM +0200, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>> Report for Debian Developer Applicant Barry deFreese <bddebian@comcast.net>:
>>    | sig!      X  627CCF95 2005-03-01  Bas Wijnen <wijnen@debian.org>
>> 4. Recommendation
>> -----------------
>>    I am happy to recommend to accept Barry as a Debian Developer, which will
>>    hopefully ease his work and allow him to spend more time on actual work
>>    instead of searching for sponsors.
> I second this recommendation.  When I met Barry at a Hurd-meeting around
> Fosdem, I found that he was very pleasant to work with.  He's saying
> that he can't do things really well a bit too often IMO, but if that't
> the only problem I have with someone, I'm not complaining. :-)
> When I was more active in the games team and on the mentors list, I was
> amazed at the amount of work he did.  Being one of the sponsors he was
> bugging in the past, I can say that he'll likely be more productive as a
> developer: the amount of sponsoring requests is huge.  The packages I
> did sponsor were in good shape.  Since many of the RFSs are for QA
> uploads, I find it very valuable work.

I second this recommendation, too, for the reasons already named by Bas
(well, at least regarding the games team and the QA uploads he
prepared).  All his packages were in very good shape.  He would surely
be a good addition to the Debian project.

Best regards,

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