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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 Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Flock 2013 Speaker Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Froglet Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Tadpole Embryo Egg Tadpole with Legs What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Fedora Legal Badge of Doom FOSDEM 2014 Attendee Override, you say? What goes around comes around (Karma II) What goes around comes around (Karma I) The Last Argument of Kings Your call may be monitored for quality assurance Helping Hand Patches (SCM V) Crypto Badger It still works! Pycon 2014 Attendee Flock 2014 Attendee The Blessing of the FPL Take this and call me in the morning All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Flock 2014 Speaker Science (Kernel Tester I) Party Pirate Flock Paparazzi Nuancier 21 Corporate Drone Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Consolation Prize Master Badger (Badger III) The Panda Is In What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Flock 2014 Organizer What goes around comes around (Karma III) Fedora 21 Change Accepted Flock 2013 Organizer Flock 2015 Speaker Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Corporate Shill Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Vacation Missed the Train Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Flock 2015 Attendee Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Macaron (Cookie I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) OSCON 2015 Attendee FOSDEM 2015 Attendee Origin Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Packager Sponsor Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Delivery Adult Frog Nom Nom Nom Flock 2015 Organizer Badge Muse (Badges Released I) The cat came back... Chief Editor Fedora at RH Summit, 2015 United Packages of Fedora Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) Common Bugs Contributor Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Apprentice (Badge Artist I) Nuancier F24 Parselmouth I Science (Kernel Tester II) Top 10 Top 100 Top 25 Top 500 Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) SELF 2016 Horcrux Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Master Package Tagger (Package Tagger IV) Master Tagger (Tagger IV) Taming the Bull (Tester V) Red Hat Summit 2016 Let's do lunch! Don't Call it a Comeback Gold Macklemore (Tagger V) Bronze Silver Badge Muse (Badges Released II) 3D Printing SIG Member Flock 2016 Organizer Krakow Brews! Flock 2016 Attendee Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) Red Hat Summit 2017 FOSDEM 2017 Attendee OSCON 2017 Attendee Flock 2017 Attendee Black and White (Cookie III) Corporate Overlord Steampunk Arcade DevConf.us Attendee 2018 Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) FOSDEM 2018 Attendee SCaLE 16x Attendee Rollercoaster Restaurant Board Member Red Hat Summit 2018 Flock 2018 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) FOSDEM 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) You’re on a boat! Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Flock 2019 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 31 Parselmouth II I Voted: Fedora 33 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) It's a Cake Thing Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) nest-attendee-2020 FOSDEM 2021 Attendee Community Messenger I Council Member Red Hat Summit 2021 I Voted: Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker I

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.