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From: Ali Polatel <hawking@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: So long Gentoo...
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 11:43:26
Message-Id: 20070714113731.GA12118@mars.solar
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] So long Gentoo... by Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly <pioto@×××××.org> yazmış:
> 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)