Kudos to Tom "Spot" Callaway

John5342 john5342 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 23:37:35 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 14:47, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 2:16 AM, Christoph Frieben
> <christoph.frieben at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/9/8 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson":
>>> On behalf of the systemd convertion team Just wanted to say thanks to
>>> Tom "Spot" Callaway he's been on fire today packaging submitted unit
>>> files and shipping them.
>>> Your work did not go unoticed!
>> I do agree in particular with respect to his labour to provide cromium
>> packages to the Fedora community. However, there is always some margin
>> to improve: would it be possible to actually sign the chromium builds
>> somehow? ~C
> What would be more productive (in the long term at least) is figuring
> out what the blockers are to getting Chromium into Fedora itself and
> getting those fixed, rather than as an external repo.  That way
> packages would be signed as a part of the normal update process.
> I've never looked at the source or the packages myself so I can't say
> anything more - the packages do work fantastically though and I
> appreciate all the work Tom has done on them!

This is an old blog post but having seen upstream i am sure it still
very much applies:


There are 10 kinds of people in the world: Those who understand binary
and those who don't...

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