Re: DM application of Pau Garcia i Quiles
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Le 21/02/2011 00:34, Pau Garcia i Quiles a écrit :
> 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 'witty' (sponsored by Vincent Bernat) and
> 'libmsn' (sponsored by Sune Vuorela) and I co‐maintain the package 'ace'
> (together with Thomas Girard -my sponsor- and Marek Brudka).
I wholeheartedly support Pau's application.
ACE+TAO packages were lagging behind upstream because of a lack of time.
Pau stepped in to help in October, 2009. Despite the complexity of
the task (62 packages), he helped filling the gap and bringing ACE+TAO
packages back on tracks with upstream within two uploads.
I do believe his enthusiasm also helped attracting new people to the
His interaction with upstream helped reaching current situation
where Johnny Willemsen, a very active upstream author, is involved in
the packaging effort as a proxy, fast-tracking Debian changes into
His sound, not too Debian-centric, opinion, the quality of his
packaging, and his will to get things going would be a very valuable
addition to Debian.
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