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

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.