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= Tom 'spot' Callaway =
 
= Tom 'spot' Callaway =
 
Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
 
 
However, he is currently the Fedora Engineering Manager.
 
 
He served three consequtive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
 
 
He is also responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which is a port of Fedora to SPARC.<BR>
 
He's worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
 
  
 
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On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
 
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".
  
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== Roles ==
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* Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
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* He is currently the Fedora Engineering Manager @ Red Hat.
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* He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
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* He was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead.
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* He has worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
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* He is currently leading the Fedora Packaging Committee, responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices.
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== Badges ==
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{{ #fedorabadges: spot }}
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== Packages ==
 
He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain.
 
He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain.
 
Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)
 
Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)
  
He's currently leading the Fedora Packaging Committee, responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices.
 
  
Due to an incredibly erratic and unpredictable schedule, he doesn't currently keep regular office hours in #fedora (or anywhere on IRC for that matter).
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== Sponsor ==
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While I do sponsor new Packagers, I do so rarely these days, mostly because I'm super busy.
  
And last but not least, he's a Sponsor for new Contributors. Currently, he sponsors these fine people:
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Here is a list of some of the people I've sponsored:
  
 
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If any of them screw up, feel free to let him know.
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If any of them screw up, feel free to let me know.

Revision as of 19:12, 4 September 2013

Tom 'spot' Callaway

Lemur.jpg

You can email him at: tcallawa<AT>redhat.com
On IRC (freenode.net), he's "spot".

Roles

  • Tom 'spot' Callaway does not currently possess any notable mutant powers.
  • He is currently the Fedora Engineering Manager @ Red Hat.
  • He served three consecutive elected terms on the Fedora Board from 2007 to 2011.
  • He was responsible for the Aurora SPARC Linux Project, which was a port of Fedora to SPARC. This effort is long dead.
  • He has worked for Red Hat since February 2001, and is worshipped by lemurs throughout the known universe.
  • He is currently leading the Fedora Packaging Committee, responsible for RPM Packaging Standards and Practices.

Badges

Bona Fide If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) If you build it... (Koji Success III) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Junior Editor Senior Editor Associate Editor Speak Up! Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Flock 2013 Attendee Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Junior Badger (Badger I) Proven Packager Involvement Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Riddle Me This Tanked! Crypto Panda Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Partners in Crime Master Editor What goes up... (Koji Failure III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Trust me, I know what I am doing Mugshot Ambassador Let Me Introduce Myself Senior Badger (Badger II) Paranoid Panda Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F20) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) White Hat Secretary General White Rabbit Binary Star Baby Badger Old Yeller Flock 2013 Speaker Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Embryo Froglet Tadpole Egg Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Tadpole with Legs What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Fedora Legal Badge of Doom FOSDEM 2014 Attendee What goes around comes around (Karma I) Override, you say? What goes around comes around (Karma II) Helping Hand Your call may be monitored for quality assurance Crypto Badger It still works! The Last Argument of Kings Patches (SCM V) Pycon 2014 Attendee All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) The Blessing of the FPL Take this and call me in the morning Flock 2014 Attendee Flock 2014 Speaker Flock Paparazzi Science (Kernel Tester I) Nuancier 21 Party Pirate Corporate Drone Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Consolation Prize Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Master Badger (Badger III) The Panda Is In What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Fedora 21 Change Accepted What goes around comes around (Karma III) Flock 2014 Organizer Flock 2013 Organizer Vacation Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Corporate Shill Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Flock 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Missed the Train Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) OSCON 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Flock 2015 Speaker FOSDEM 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Origin Macaron (Cookie I) Packager Sponsor Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Delivery Adult Frog Badge Muse (Badges Released I) Nom Nom Nom Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Chief Editor United Packages of Fedora Fedora at RH Summit, 2015 Flock 2015 Organizer The cat came back... Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) Apprentice (Badge Artist I) Common Bugs Contributor Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Top 10 Science (Kernel Tester II) Top 100 Top 25 Top 500 Parselmouth I Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Nuancier F24 Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Fedora 24 Change Accepted SELF 2016 Horcrux Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Master Tagger (Tagger IV) Taming the Bull (Tester V) Macklemore (Tagger V) 3D Printing SIG Member Bronze Silver Master Package Tagger (Package Tagger IV) Let's do lunch! Don't Call it a Comeback Gold Red Hat Summit 2016 Krakow Brews! Flock 2016 Organizer Flock 2016 Attendee Black and White (Cookie III) Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) Red Hat Summit 2017 OSCON 2017 Attendee Badge Muse (Badges Released II) FOSDEM 2017 Attendee Corporate Overlord Flock 2017 Attendee Steampunk Arcade SCaLE 16x Attendee Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) Board Member FOSDEM 2018 Attendee Red Hat Summit 2018 Flock 2018 Attendee Rollercoaster Restaurant DevConf.us Attendee 2018 FOSDEM 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) I Voted: Fedora 31 Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Flock 2019 Attendee Parselmouth II You’re on a boat! nest-attendee-2020 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) It's a Cake Thing I Voted: Fedora 33 Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Council Member Community Messenger I Red Hat Summit 2021 FOSDEM 2021 Attendee

Packages

He also maintains a LOT of packages in Fedora. He used to keep a list here, but it was a pain to maintain. Pkgdb has this list: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/spot?acls=owner&acls=commit (some things I only co-maintain, or are dead packages now)


While I do sponsor new Packagers, I do so rarely these days, mostly because I'm super busy.

Here is a list of some of the people I've sponsored:

Chuck R. Anderson
Dmitry Butskoy
Jeff Carlson
Didier Casse
Mark Cox
Kushal Das
Patrice Dumas
Ralf Ertzinger
Kevin Fenzi
Chris Grau
Kevin Gray
Ed Hill
Dan Horák
Neil Horman
Patrick Laughton
John Patrick Mahowald
José Matos
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Karen Rei Pease
Ian Pilcher
Orion Poplawski
Jef Spaleta
Quentin Spencer
Richard A. Stout
Andreas Thienemann
Axel Thimm
Jason L Tibbitts III
Toni Willberg
Paul Wouters

If any of them screw up, feel free to let me know.