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Re: Call for committee seat members: open seats?



On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Andy Gospodarek <gospo redhat com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 03:32:27PM -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>  > On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 6:40 AM, Andy Gospodarek <gospo redhat com> wrote:
>  > > On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 07:45:15PM -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>  > >  > Currently the EPEL committee page has a problem with it: There is one
>  > >  > empty seat and Karsten Wade is listed twice :). I would like to
>  > >  > correct both issues..
>  > >  >
>  > >  > Mike McGrath (mmcgrath)
>  > >  > Michael Stahnke (stahnma)
>  > >  > Kevin Fenzi (nirik)
>  > >  > Karsten Wade (quaid)
>  > >  > Jeff Sheltren (Jeff_S)
>  > >  > Stephen J Smoogen (smooge) (Chair)
>  > >  > # there is one vacant seat right now
>  > >  >
>  > >  > 1) Is someone supposed to be listed, and isnt :)
>  > >  > 2) We would like to elect a new standing member next meeting (20080326)
>  > >  >
>  > >  > Currently Xavier Lamien has asked to be a member of the committee..
>  > >  > and I want to make sure if there is anyone else who would like to be a
>  > >  > member.
>  > >  >
>  > >
>  > >  I would be interested and can probably make some time for it.
>  > >
>  >
>  > Hi, thank you for your interest. Could you put up a general:
>  >
>  > Who you are, what work you are currently doing with EPEL (packages
>  > maintained, working in infrastructure etc), and can you make Wednesday
>  > 1800 UTC meetings?
>  >
>  > Thanks again.
>  >
>
>  Sure thing, here goes.
>
>  As of right now, I maintain a whopping one package in EPEL, wiggle.
>  It's a tool that is helpful for doing backports from upstream code to
>  code that has been forked because it can take patches an apply the
>  changes in a word-based manner rather than a line-based one like patch.
>  The main reason I wanted to get it included was to integrate it with a
>  tool I've been (slowly) developing to help automate the backport
>  process.  This will mainly be useful for me in my day job (which is
>  backporting network drivers for RHEL), but it should be useful for anyone
>  who needs to cherry-pick upstream fixes back to a frozen version of code
>  on a regular basis.
>
>  Anyway, I'm a huge fan of EPEL and have started to encourage many of our
>  partners to consider using it as a delivery mechanism for their tools if
>  they would like our mutual customers to have easy access to them.  I'd
>  like to see our partners become heavily involved in Fedora and EPEL, so
>  I was hoping that I could get involved with the committee and help out.
>
>
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I'd certainly enjoy having a RHEL developer involved with EPEL.
I probably won't be at the meeting, but +1 from me.

stahnma


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