On 02/12/2018 03:30 PM, Brad Fanella via aur-general wrote: > Per Eli's email, I have gone ahead and created a new AUR account under > the alias "cesura" (my standard nick for the past few years). For > clarity's sake, I've also made my bugtracker account under the same > name. Based on the BBS policies, I don't believe a name change is > possible, and plan to keep "itsbrad212" on the forums for the time being > (as embarrassing as it may be).
Not as a general rule, no, but if the forum mods are feeling nice then the forum software does allow it. :) Likewise, Bluewind can edit the bugtracker database. Perks of being friendly with the people in charge. :D > This will be my standard PGP signature moving forward, and I have my > fingerprint set on the new AUR account. I'll use this email as an > extremely brief "application" of sorts, to potentially give a bit more > background and outline my immediate goals. > > As some of you may already know, I was elected as a Trusted User back in > 2010, and had a nice run of around 1000 svn commits (maybe exactly?). I > made the decision to step down as I did not feel like I had enough free > time to uphold my responsibilities. As a TU in 2018, there would be a > few projects that I'd like to tackle first, notably the MATE desktop and > a few other orphaned packages that have drifted away from upstream versions. > > Lastly, thank you to Eli Schwartz for the sponsorship, and if there are > any outstanding questions for me, don't hesitate to ask. Sure thing, and I'm sure it will be awesome to have you back! As a matter of curiosity, MATE is already a pretty big and worthwhile task to handle, but what other orphans are you thinking of adopting? Handy link to the list of currently orphaned Community packages, for the curious: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/?repo=Community&maintainer=orphan -- Eli Schwartz Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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