> For many reasons, I'm choosing to take my leave from Gentoo at this
> time. While this was in part brought on by the recent discussions about
> the mailing lists, it's related to many other things as well. Mainly, I
> don't have the motivation that I used to have to work on Gentoo. I feel
> like my efforts are being stymied by the lack of overall technical
> progress and direction in the project.
> I'm not abandoning open source altogether; I'll still be working on a
> few projects here and there. I'll still be around on IRC if I'm needed
> for anything.
> I regret not having fully completed my GLEP-27 implementation, but my
> code is still available for anyone who wants to do the few remaining
> bits (mainly, incorporate it with portage, and patch shadow to allow it
> to work on an alternate /etc/passwd,shadow,group etc).
> I have a few helpful scripts for Vim maintenance that I can give to
> whomever wants them (nelchael probably, don't if anyone else is going
> help him out).
> Also, my apologizes to anyone else that I had said I would help out. If
> you still need me, you can track me down on IRC and I can at least give
> you some pointers (but probably not much in the way of code).
> As for SoC this year, I'll still be available to mentor as much as I
> can, on IRC and by email.
> Best of luck with Gentoo.
Sorry to see you go... The vim herd could really use some more people
so I added myself to it today. I'll be happy if you can mail me the
scripts you used for maintenance.
ali polatel (hawking)