hobbsee at kubuntu.org
Sat Jun 23 05:47:38 BST 2007
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
What i want to know is....is nixternal going to give up his
self-proclaimed love of vista now?
*grins, and ducks, and runs away very quickly*
Sarah Hobbs wrote:
> A definite +1 here.
> Incidently, i doubt the rest of the sponsors are subscribed to this
> list. Have CC'd all of those mentioned in the sponsors list, who arent
> on the MC council, or who havent replied.
> Richard A. Johnson wrote:
>> Dear MOTU Council,
>> I ask that you please consider the following information as input into the
>> application process to become a Master of the Universe.
>> LazyWeb Locations:
>> * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RichardJohnson
>> * https://launchpad.net/~nixternal
>> I began my seek for MOTU membership during the Edgy release cycle by assisting
>> other members such as Daniel T. Chen, Jonathan Riddell, Sarah Hobbs, and
>> Brandon Holtsclaw. During the Feisty release cycle I increased my involvement
>> and spread out to applications that weren't so Kubuntu dependent, increasing
>> my knowledge in how the other platforms tend to work. Now it is the Gutsy
>> release cycle, and after people like Andrew Mitchell, Sarah Hobbs, Daniel T.
>> Chen, and Scott Kitterman stated I should apply, I have decided to officially
>> toss in my hat.
>> During the Gutsy cycle I have become involved with the Debian KDE-Extras team
>> where I have been given access to commit to the SVN repo changes to packages
>> I help maintain and/or maintain solely. In Debian, I currently maintain the
>> KRename package and am working on getting a new embedded library maintained
>> and sponsored to help curb the issues with the Plucker application. Debian
>> has decided to suspend building the Plucker desktop, however I have been able
>> to use the library package I am working on to get the Plucker desktop to
>> build and function the way the upstream developers have planned. Recently I
>> got KMPlayer into Debian (actually going through sponsorship now).
>> Working with the many MOTUs has expanded my horizon and got me working hands
>> on with Debian and even KDE. I have been hanging around the Ubuntu community
>> now for a couple of years, been a member for over a year, created and still
>> run the ever-so-famous Ubuntu Chicago LoCo. I also enjoy writing
>> documentation and maintaining Kubuntu and KDE documentation, of which I have
>> been working on since the Dapper release. I was recently nominated and
>> approved to join the Kubuntu Community Council in which I so graciously hold
>> a seat. I have been involved in various MOTU tasks and am eager to jump on a
>> project when someone offers just to hone my skills. I don't claim direct
>> maintainer-ship of any package as I tend to follow the Debian Maintainer
>> Field specification, and place the Maintainer-ship into MOTU hands. This even
>> goes for the packages I maintain in Debian.
>> I really don't have one or two direct sponsors, as I have tended to aide
>> others in getting merges and syncs complete. The following are just a few of
>> the MOTUs and/or Core Developers who have sponsored a package or two for me:
>> * Jonathan Riddell
>> * Sarah Hobbs
>> * Daniel T. Chen
>> * Scott Kitterman
>> * Emmet Hickory
>> * Brandon Holtsclaw
>> My MOTU Plans:
>> Continue working with the great MOTUs and Core Developers helping to relieve
>> the stress that comes with the development cycle. Continue helping the
>> Kubuntu team, which has been undermanned for sometime now, as well as lend a
>> hand to the other communities as well. I have recently become involved with
>> the Derivatives team where I hope to help a bit from the KDE side of things.
>> I really enjoy working with newer people in the community getting them up to
>> speed in various aspects. I have even helped a few people now with some
>> packaging and revu'ing, and that is always exciting and rewarding when it is
>> successful. I am always open to new adventures and increasing responsibility.
>> I know when Google can't answer and a MOTU can. If it is a difficult task, I
>> know where and who to ask for guidance, and would never intentionally upload
>> a defective package. If I am uncertain about a package, I will definitely go
>> for assistance and get one or two opinions before uploading.
>> I appreciate your time and consideration and look forward to hearing from you
>> shortly. Thank you!
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Motu-council