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= EddyP -- Who's that? ==
Hello, my name is Eddy Petrisor and I am a Romanian happy Debian user.
= EddyP -- Who's that? =
Hello, my name is Eddy Petrișor and I am a happy Romanian Debian user.
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------ The family name is pronounced almost as one would pronounce in English ''peh-tree-shore''.
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After using and learing about the Debian way and felling satisfied with what's been done by now I decided is time go further. = Involvement in Debian =
After using and learing about the Debian way and feeling satisfied with what's been done by now I decided it is time go further.
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Feeleing I had to give something back, I joined the DebianInstaller project, at first with translations and with ambitions to take the idea of a ["DebianInstallerGUI"] and turn it into reality. I have been giving a little part of my free time to the [[DebianInstaller|D-I]] effort and also other Debian subprojects. I am currently in [[https://nm.debian.org/nmstatus.php?email=eddy.petrisor%40gmail.com|NM]] (stagnant because I don't seem to find the time to send my answers to my AM; Sorry Cristoph).
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Others want to help too (Debianist is one of them) = Current interests within Debian =

 * [[http://packages.debian.org/ppp-udeb|PPPoE automatic detection and installation within D-I]].
   * During Lenny's lifetime the [[http://users.alioth.debian.org/~eddyp-guest/darcs/ppp/ppp-2.4.4rel/debian/ppp-udeb.todo|rest of issues]] should be sorted out
   * Functional in [[http://www.nl.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/|daily Debian Installer builds (see daily images section)]] and also available in [[http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/|Etch]].
 * [[https://alioth.debian.org/projects/debian-l10n-ro/|Debian Romanian L10N Project]]; debian-l10n-romanian@lists.debian.org, [[L10N/Romanian]]
   * [[L10NRO/D-I/CommaTransition|Transition of the Romanian translation of Debian Installer to use correct t/T comma and s/S comma characters]]
 * [[http://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-games/|Debian Games Team]] (see also wiki: [[Games/Development]])
   * [[http://packages.debian.org/oolite|The Oolite game]]
   * DebianBug:350391 ITP: glest -- Free 3D fantasy real-time-strategy game - a really nice game to have in Debian
     * I worked on a patch to add big endian support to the game, since the game is little endian now - the patch is incomplete, but is [[http://www.glest.org/glest_board/viewtopic.php?p=8722#8722|available]] on the upstream forum.
     * upstream CVS seems to be inactive :-/
     * 2007-04-26 00:57:38 : upsteam has migrated to SVN
     * the glest-data package should be imported in [[http://wiki.debian.org/Games/SVN|Debian Games' Team SVN]]
 * I hate the default wiki theme of wiki.debian.org, so I started to work on a theme that would be [[http://users.alioth.debian.org/~eddyp-guest/darcs/wiki.debian.org_theme/modern-wiki.debian.org/|more appropriate for Debian]]. See some preliminary [[http://users.alioth.debian.org/~eddyp-guest/darcs/wiki.debian.org_theme/screenshots/|screenshots]]
 * I keep most of my Debian related work in [[http://abridgegame.org/darcs/|Darcs]] repos. Some of [[http://users.alioth.debian.org/~eddyp-guest/darcs/|my darcs repos]] are public.
 * [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/debtoo|The DebToo project]]
   * [[http://packages.debian.org/srcinst|srcinst]]'s original author, [[http://changelog.complete.org/|John Goerzen]], offered to pass to me this application; I need to learn more haskell before I take this step
 * [[https://alioth.debian.org/projects/apt-zip/|apt-zip]]
 * [[TranslationDebs]]

= Future projects =

 * A Romanian custom Debian Distribution
   * installation system starts in Romanian
   * the Romanain desktop task is selected by default
   * associated live image
     * DebianLive/BuildingImages
     * [[DebianLive/l10n]]
     * [[DebianLive/Configuration]]
     * multiarch live image? is is possible?
 * ispell/hunspell/myspell package for Romanian
   * see docs [[http://packages.debian.org/hunspell-tools|hunspell-tools]]

= My favourite wishlist bugs =

These are the bugs which '''I''' would really like to see fixed (and would give beers to people fixing them ;-) ).

== Open bugs ==

 * DebianBug:379783 srcinst: does not handle properly virtual packages - would help in [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/debtoo|DebToo]] development

== Fixed bugs / owed beers ==

These are fixed now and some people deserve beers :-)

 * DebianBug:338389 svn-buildpackage: Patch implementing -l 2 - would help in Debian Games Team development - one beer goes to each of Steve Kowalik <stevenk AT debian.org>, Jari Aalto <jari.aalto AT cante.net> and Eduard Bloch <blade AT debian.org>

= Links which I find interesting =

 * [[http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/|videos and other materials from Debian meetings]]
 * [[http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_books/bash_reference_guide/index.html|GNU Bash Reference Manual]]

= Links which I found useful =

 * [[HowToGetABacktrace]]
 * [[http://ze-dinosaur.livejournal.com/7036.html|-dbg packages]]
 * [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/06/msg00010.html|dpkg's new features and improvements]]

= Contact =

If you are interested in any way by any of the projects I am involved in, please contact me by email.

eddy.petrisor AT gmail DOT com

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EddyP -- Who's that?

Hello, my name is Eddy Petrișor and I am a happy Romanian Debian user.

The family name is pronounced almost as one would pronounce in English peh-tree-shore.

Involvement in Debian

After using and learing about the Debian way and feeling satisfied with what's been done by now I decided it is time go further.

I have been giving a little part of my free time to the D-I effort and also other Debian subprojects. I am currently in NM (stagnant because I don't seem to find the time to send my answers to my AM; Sorry Cristoph).

Current interests within Debian

Future projects

  • A Romanian custom Debian Distribution
    • installation system starts in Romanian
    • the Romanain desktop task is selected by default
    • associated live image
      • ?DebianLive/BuildingImages

      • ?DebianLive/l10n

      • ?DebianLive/Configuration

      • multiarch live image? is is possible?
  • ispell/hunspell/myspell package for Romanian

My favourite wishlist bugs

These are the bugs which I would really like to see fixed (and would give beers to people fixing them ;-) ).

Open bugs

  • 379783 srcinst: does not handle properly virtual packages - would help in DebToo development

Fixed bugs / owed beers

These are fixed now and some people deserve beers :-)

  • 338389 svn-buildpackage: Patch implementing -l 2 - would help in Debian Games Team development - one beer goes to each of Steve Kowalik <stevenk AT debian.org>, Jari Aalto <jari.aalto AT cante.net> and Eduard Bloch <blade AT debian.org>

Links which I find interesting

Links which I found useful

Contact

If you are interested in any way by any of the projects I am involved in, please contact me by email.

eddy.petrisor AT gmail DOT com