New Hire Log

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New Hire Log

Post by onleavedontatme » #54305

Everyone welcome three new maintainers to the /tg/station github crew:
  • Phil235
  • Ergovisavi
  • Tkdrg

Additionally, we have created a new position of Art Director!
Art Directors are tasked with reviewing pull requests which change sprite .DMI files to ensure that any errors are caught, resolving sprite-related conflicts, and assisting other spriters in their endeavors.
Our first directors are:
  • WJohnston
  • Nienhaus


Our new maintainers have already done an exemplary job in killing off our PR backlog. :) Keep up the hard work, everyone!
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by WJohnston » #54327

I'll try not to accidentally delete everything or make a PR for system32. Again.
Apparently I was an director or something.
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by paprika » #54339

There goes the dream of replacing xenomorphs
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by miggles » #54403

good
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by Nienhaus » #54410

hi
Hey.
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by NikNakFlak » #54478

I like Tkdrg. He was very knowledgeable of the code when he was explaining the super matter shard stuff and other stuff to deadchat one day. Also, when over 50 virus culture bottles got stuck In a fridge, he used SDQL2 to fix it. It was magic. Coder rank is useful after all guys. I've also seen him do tons of big fixes (Phil too). I for one, welcome our new code overlords.
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by Phalanx300 » #54520

paprika wrote:There goes the dream of replacing xenomorphs
Let us celebrate.
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Re: New Hires, Dec 2014

Post by MisterPerson » #54529

NikNakFlak wrote:I like Tkdrg. He was very knowledgeable of the code when he was explaining the super matter shard stuff and other stuff to deadchat one day. Also, when over 50 virus culture bottles got stuck In a fridge, he used SDQL2 to fix it. It was magic. Coder rank is useful after all guys. I've also seen him do tons of big fixes (Phil too). I for one, welcome our new code overlords.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #100220

Aranclanos has been reinstated as maintainer after having previously been removed due to inactivity.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #109721

Dorsisdwarf has volunteered for and been appointed as Issue Manager. While this is technically a Maintainer-rank position due to necessity, he is tasked with ensuring that issues are properly tagged, duplicate issues are closed, and other similar clerical tasks.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #132988

Miauw has been removed from maintainer-ship, by request, due to inactivity.

Duncathan has been added as maintainer.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by duncathan » #132991

Hi players you don't know me because I've never made a controversial change I am happy to be flying with you this evening
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Miauw » #133096

i have been USURPED ;_;
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by lumipharon » #133141

Please use the test pr feature instead of merging grossly unpopular shit, if you're not going to simply close them.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by oranges » #133152

This isn't a feedback thread
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by MrStonedOne » #133333

oranges wrote:This isn't a feedback thread
>Feedback threads for coders

Get a load of this guy!
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by PKPenguin321 » #133957

Cheridan wrote:Miauw has been removed from maintainer-ship, by request, due to inactivity.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #152801

Joan aka Anonus aka ChangelingRain has been added as maintainer.
AnturK has been added as maintainer.

KorPhaeron has been added as Design Lead. His role will be to give a consistent design vision to the project's development.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by duncathan » #152826

I agree wholeheartedly with all of these
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Incoming » #152870

Something about the notion of standardizing design fills me with concern reguardless of who has such a title.

I'm just gonna go stand over here by the wizard spell list and make sure Kor doesn't meme it up more.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by LiamLime » #152882

Eh, stuff having to get the designer's approval just adds more bureaucracy onto already overhead-heavy pull requests.

I have a feeling that this will only come into play for a small percentage of more-or-less randomly selected pull requests. And the amount of input will be in the style of "I see you changed the number of TK that traitors get from 20 to 30. It should be 25." (Meaning ultimately inconsequential decisions that the pull request author will be forced to implement, only resulting in them wasting more of their time for no benefit.).

I obviously like Kor, so please don't take any of this as criticism of you personally, it's a criticism of the position.
The bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of the expanding bureaucracy.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #152969

A consistent remark in regards to the game is how individuals each pull the game in their own direction, with no clear over-arcing design oversight. While maintainers focus on code quality and design, the design lead focuses on the overall gameplay impact of each PR.
The prevailing maintainer philosophy recently in regards to touchy balance/content PRs has been "I ain't goin' near that", so they just end up being open until they get stale and are closed 3 weeks later or YOLOmerged while nobody's looking. These situation's are the design lead's purview, as well as planning an outline for future content and reviewing old updates that undermine critical themes such as 'Paranoia' or overall station lethality level.

I have faith in Kor's potential only in this role, given his wisdom, insight and veterancy.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by bandit » #152980

Cheridan wrote:I have faith in Kor's potential only in this role
absolutely brutal

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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Shaps-cloud » #153040

I think it means the opposite, like "you're the only person I'd trust with this"
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by duncathan » #153057

It's both tbh
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by bandit » #153174

oh I know, I'm just poking fun at the wording
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #167416

Aranclanos has been fired from maintainer for inactivity #rekt
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by duncathan » #167418

I'll never forget you, Aran-sempai
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Zilenan91 » #167419

The beast is dead
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HAVE FUN ESCAPING NOW WITH NO ARMS
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #167420

don't be rude
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Remie Richards » #178368

Oranges has maintainer powers, not 100% sure if he has a specific role (WJ, Dorsisdwarf etc.) or if he's just a maintainer, but there you go!
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by MisterPerson » #178435

Official title is Memetainer
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by paprika » #178522

>you can become a maintainer by just shitposting in #coderbus

now I have a reason to stick around
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by oranges » #178812

actually paprika you get it by being good at coding. I'll show you how if you want.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by MMMiracles » #178859

holy FUCK

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Re: New Hire Log

Post by paprika » #179886

oranges wrote:actually paprika you get it by being good at coding. I'll show you how if you want.
"""""GOOD""""" AT """""CODING"""""

:D
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #270161

Duncathan has been removed from maintainership due to inactivity.
LeoZ/lzimann has been promoted to maintainer from his previous position of issue manager.

Oranges has been fired and rehired and fired and rehired as maintainer.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Scott » #270175

The fruit had it coming.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by oranges » #270241

Cheri: "not quite my tempo"
oranges: tries to play to speed
Cheri: "throws chair"

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Re: New Hire Log

Post by iamgoofball » #270247

where's shadowlight
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cheridan » #309532

Dunc and Dorsisdorf have been removed due to inactivity.
Oranges has been juiced.

Cyberboss has been added as maintainer.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by iamgoofball » #309556

make me a maintainer
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by iamgoofball » #309557

Cheridan wrote: Oranges has been juiced.
its oranges
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cyberboss » #332667

At some point in the past 2 months oranges regained his corporeal form
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by onleavedontatme » #343195

ShizCalev is now a maintainer

Razharas has not been online for a very long time, so he has been removed.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by lzimann » #343229

Also Cheridan quit and Kor is the new headcoder.
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Cyberboss » #343723

Also RemieRichards quit
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Re: New Hire Log

Post by Remie Richards » #343828

>Calling me by my github name/full name

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Re: New Hire Log

Post by iamgoofball » #343834

Remie Richards wrote:>Calling me by my github name/full name

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Re: New Hire Log

Post by onleavedontatme » #344973

Dunc has returned from hiatus
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