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This requirement has been approved by Housekeeping Robot <nm@debian.org> 1 week, 4 days ago.

Signed statements

Statement Uploaded by Upload date Actions
For nm.debian.org, at 2019-02-06:
I support Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com>'s request to become Debian Developer, uploading.  

I've known him since he joined the videoteam at DebConf16 in Cape Town, and
he very quickly became a valued and respected member of that team.  Since
then, I have personally worked together with him on videoteam documentation,
collaboratively copy-editing the existing texts, and have been very happy
with his contribution.  Though I have no first-hand knowledge of his packaging
skills, I believe his full membership in the project to be both welcome and
well-deserved.
Signed with key 3A2C 76F9 E5B2 5DBE 1FCD 751A A1F7 51F1 A553 57E8
nattie 2019-02-06 [view raw]
For nm.debian.org, at 2019-02-05:
I support Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com>'s request to become Debian
Developer, uploading.

I have personally worked with Kyle Robbertze (key 02F95A3F3E3B00A681B80FB5427E381D05190E55)
as a member of the DebConf video team since he was involved in helping organize
DebConf16 in Cape Town. His knowledge and mastery of audio equipment makes him a
key member of the team, and his thoroughness has been a great asset for the past
three editions of the conference, where he has helped the team either in person
(DC16 and 17) or remotely (DC18).

While I've seen some commits fly by in teams I'm not really involved with any
longer, I can't vouch for Kyle's competence as a package maintainer as I've not
worked with him on any of his packages.

However, I know that his technical knowledge and collaborative spirit show at
every step when he gets involved, for instance while he was a Summer of Code
intern with timvideos (on hardware that we've been using in the Video Team),
when he's tasked with compiling equipment lists and making diagrams from venue
plans for our conferences, or when doing or reviewing changes on the Video
Team's ansible setup. I can't see how this would be any different with the
packages he maintains.

I have no reservations that Kyle's full membership in the project would be well
deserved, and I can't wait for him to get even more involved!
Signed with key 791F 1239 6630 DD71 FD36 4375 B8E5 0877 6647 5AAF
olasd 2019-02-05 [view raw]
For nm.debian.org, at 2019-02-05:
I support Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com>'s request to become Debian 
Developer, uploading.

I have worked with Kyle Robbertze on DebConf video since DebConf16 (i.e. over 3 
years), and he very quickly became a core member of our team.

He has a good understanding of our community and is aligned with our values.

I haven't worked with him on any uploads, that I can recall, so I can't speak 
to experience with packaging policy.

I have personally worked with Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com> (key 
02F95A3F3E3B00A681B80FB5427E381D05190E55) for over 3 years, and I know
Kyle Robbertze can be trusted to be a full member of Debian, right now.
Signed with key 8B5B D33F 542B C3FC 03D5 5A9A 5110 6DF5 CD92 D072
stefanor 2019-02-05 [view raw]
I support Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com>'s request to become
Debian Developer, uploading.

I met Kyle when he joined the DebConf16 local team and expressed an
interest in becomming part of the Debian project. His involvement
quickly grew, and he joined the video team where he did an immense
amount of work during DebConfi16 and continued doing so since then.
I was impressed by his technical skills and his abilitiy to work on
audio firmware on very tricky platforms.

Since then, he has also become proficient in Debian packaging. I
have reviewed and sponsored at least the following packages for Kyle:
blockui, camlimages, camomile, gnome-shell-extension-log-out-button,
gnome-shell-extension-shortcuts, gnome-shell-extension-show-ip,
jquery-i18n.js, jstimezonedetect.js, moment-timezone.js, ocaml-cry,
ocaml-dtools, ocaml-puppy, ocaml-faad, ocaml-flac, ocaml-ogg,
ocaml-speex, ocaml-theora, ocaml-vorbis, silan, reflex and
liquidsoap.

He picked up packaging quickly and over time, his uploads were
consistantly high quality and required no further review so
I nudged him to apply for DM, since then he has had DM rights for
most of his packages and have been maintaining them without any
further assistance or problems.

I have personally worked with Kyle Robbertze <krobbertze@gmail.com>
(key 02F95A3F3E3B00A681B80FB5427E381D05190E55) since 2016,
and I know Kyle Robbertze can be trusted to be a full member of Debian,
and have unsupervised, unrestricted upload rights, right now.
Signed with key C720 3C0A 9206 70BF 94F0 0BB1 B01D 1A72 AC8D C9A1
jcc 2019-02-05 [view raw]

Log

Date Author Action Content Public
2019-02-06 01:37 nm@debian.org req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2019-02-06 01:37 nattie add_statement Added a new statement yes
2019-02-05 16:25 nm@debian.org req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2019-02-05 16:25 olasd add_statement Added a new statement yes
2019-02-05 16:17 nm@debian.org req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2019-02-05 16:17 stefanor add_statement Added a new statement yes
2019-02-05 16:03 nm@debian.org req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2019-02-05 16:03 jcc add_statement Added a new statement yes