Thanks a lot for the work you've done for the Council and Gentoo as a
whole. I can fully understand your motivations, although it's a pity to
see you leave so shortly before the end of terms.
Good luck with the other Gentoo projects and your private life.
Am Montag, den 25.05.2009, 22:09 -0700 schrieb Donnie Berkholz:
> After thinking about it for a couple of weeks, I've decided to resign
> from the council. I think the management and unification provided by the
> council is critical, but I just don't have the time to commit on a
> regular basis that's necessary to do a good job. I'm trying to finish my
> Ph.D. and applying for postdoctoral fellowships, and along with my new
> daughter, that means I can't promise any regular commitment of time.
> Instead, I expect to spend what Gentoo time I have thinking and talking
> about our future direction and working to innovate rather than managing
> that innovation. I have the utmost confidence that others can fill my
> place on the council. Therefore, it's more important for me to focus on
> innovation, which I feel is driven by individual developers, including
> me. I'm very excited to restart working on projects that I've mostly
> dropped because of my council commitment, such as helping with the git
> conversion, spending more time on PR, and finishing the test-suite
> framework for eclasses, among other things.
> I'm still available for advice about anything council-related, so feel
> free to ask at any point.
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