MOTU Application for Cody Somerville (cody-somerville)

Barry deFreese bddebian at
Sat Mar 22 01:25:48 GMT 2008

Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> <snip>
> I'm now currently the project lead for Xubuntu working almost 
> independently on developing Xubuntu. Having a MOTU a member of the 
> Xubuntu team is an asset that is required to maintain and continue to 
> improve Xubuntu with the necessary momentum. I feel that I've 
> developed, through over fifty uploads, the necessary skills and 
> proficiencies to be able to make uploads to the Xubuntu packages and 
> the universe archive at large. I'm a team player, motivated, and I'm 
> not afraid to ask for help.
> As a MOTU, I will be able to take more initiative in managing and 
> leading the Xubuntu project. It'll also allow Xubuntu to be maintained 
> with the necessary level of care and commitment. I further hope to get 
> involved in the Ubuntu universe sponsorship queue, perform more 
> quality assurance work, and increase my involvement with the MOTU 
> community including helping improve MOTU infrastructure.
> Big thank you to Lionel, Jani, Daniel, and Gauvain for their previous, 
> current, and hopefully future contributions to Xubuntu and patiences 
> in helping me learn the ropes.
> If you have any questions, comments, or concerns then please feel free 
> to contact me.
> Regards,
> Cody A.W. Somerville
I've been pretty lame this release but it would be a big +1 from me.  
I'm surprised he wasn't one already.

I've sponsored several merges and syncs for Cody over time and he does 
good work.


Barry deFreese (aka bddebian)

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