Support for Debian Maintainer application of Johannes Ring
an earlier email of mine expressing my support for Johannes' application
apparently had not made it to the list.
I still believe that Johannes Ring has the technical skills needed to maintain
Debian packages. I hence support his application to become a Debian
maintainer, after a series of positive interactions with him as one of his
He knows what he is doing, is friendly and keeps his packages updated.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Johannes Ring <email@example.com>
> Date: Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 2:32 PM
> Subject: Debian Maintainer declaration for Johannes Ring
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> This is my declaration of intent to become a Debian Maintainer .
> I have read the Social Contract, Debian Free Software Guidelines and
> Debian Machine Usage Policy and agree with all of them.
> Currently, I maintain the packages dolfin, ferari, ffc, fiat, instant,
> syfi, ufc, ufl, and viper  within the Debian Scientific Computing
> Project (pkg-scicomp) and the packages scitools (which I am also
> upstream developer/maintainer) and swiginac within the Python Modules
> Packaging Team. The packages ffc, syfi, and ufl was recently uploaded to
> the NEW queue and is waiting for approval. I also co-maintain the
> package slepc within the pkg-scicomp group.
> My GnuPG key 0x9F807F14 is signed by the Debian Developer Christophe
> I look forward to becoming a Debian Maintainer.
> Thanks for your attention,
> Johannes Ring
>  http://wiki.debian.org/Maintainers
>  These packages are all from the FEniCS project (http://fenics.org)
> which I am a part of.