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Report for 'Debian Developer, uploading' applicant Victor Seva


I recommend to accept Victor Seva as a new Debian Developer, uploading.
The account name is vseva.

 * Applicant background

I discovered GNU/Linux on 1996 at Alicante's University. We were
using some distribution at the labs. The first distribution I used
on my PC was a Slackware and I suffered its A1, N1 ... install
system but when I found Debian and its dpkg system I felt in love with it.
It was magic!.

My first package was pwc [0] back on 2005. I bought a USB webcam
and there were no drivers available on the repository. So I decided
to contribute with something that I needed. Sean Finney (seanius)
helped and It was great to be able to work together.

Then I bought a USB wlan adapter that needed linux-wlan-ng drivers.
The package was in bad shape and I took over with the help of
Enrico Tassi (gareuselesinge)

Since then I was collaborating on different areas always things that
actually I was using or needed for the work I was doing at the time.
That is why I'm on a number of team groups on Alioth.

So you can say that I was forced to contribute by the lack of
good hardware support. :-P

Now seriously, I consider my self an advocate of Free Software and
I really enjoy the spirit of collaboration and friendship that Debian

[0] http://archive.debian.net/etch/graphics/pwc-source
[1] https://packages.qa.debian.org/p/pwc/news/20051114T235804Z.html


Felipe Augusto van de Wiel

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