Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Thu Nov 13 14:45:27 UTC 2008

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Jon Ciesla wrote:

> Hi all;
> I've been a Fedora maintainer for nearly two years, and have been running
> Fedora as my primary OS since RH7.1.  I've also been running servers for a
> small business on it since RH9, as well as a local yum mirror.  In my
> professional life, I maintain internal workstations and the associated
> repos and mirrors for my employer, using a mix of RHEL and CentOS.
> Why am I telling you this?  I've had a few tickets for infrastructure in
> the past, mostly revolving around packages missing from mirrors, and while
> these have invariably been resolved with high competence and
> professionalism by Mr. Macken and Mr. Keating, I would love to see them
> closed more quickly.
> Since I'm acutely aware of the extreme fullness of the collective
> Infrastructure plate (especially of late), and I initially became a Fedora
> maintainer so I could stop bitching and start helping, I'd like to offer
> my services on this sort of thing.
> I'm not sure which FIGs to apply to, other than sysadmin, obviously.  If
> this goes well, not only will I stop bitching and start helping on mirror
> issues, but I'd be eager to take a crack at anything else in Trac that I
> might be able to assist with.
> Thanks,

Sure, have you applied for the sysadmin group already?  What is your
fedora username?


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