[arch-dev-public] Resigning

Tom K tom at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 19 14:54:53 EDT 2009

Dusty Phillips wrote:
> This is a very sad day indeed.
No no no... I really appreciate the sentiment, but no sadness please. :)

> Good luck with everything and keep in touch and using Arch. You sure 
> you want to quit all the teams? I've seen you more active on the forum 
> than this list; maybe you don't want to give it all up at once. 
> (Apologies for sounding like a quit smoking ad)

hehe.. no problem, Dusty, and thanks for the good words. I haven't made 
any decision yet regarding the mod team - I want to talk to Jules first. 
Similarly for the irc op role.

> Cheers and good luck, it's been a pleasure working with you. (On the 
> forum I mean -- our duties as devs don't overlap much)
> Dusty
>     On Apr 19, 2009 6:08 AM, "Tom K" <tomk at runbox.com
>     <mailto:tomk at runbox.com>> wrote:
>     Hi all.
>     The practical effect of this message is precisely nothing, as I
>     have been inactive for quite a while now. For the last few months,
>     real life has been increasingly demanding, but I was hoping I
>     would find a way to accommodate Arch activities alongside the
>     usual chaos and mayhem.
>     It's now clear that this is not going to happen any time soon, so
>     I've orphaned my remaining packages, and I'm now returning the key
>     to the Arch executive washroom.
>     I hope to return at some point, but I can't say when that will be.
>     Being an Arch dev has been a revelation to me, and it has been
>     wonderful working with you all. I will continue to be a keen Arch
>     user, and will do my best to contribute in some capacity, as time
>     permits.
>     I would like to retain my subscription to this list, read-only of
>     course, and I will discuss my status as forum mod and irc op with
>     the respective teams.
>     I have no doubt that Arch will continue to thrive, guided by an
>     extraordinarily committed dev team, and supported by an
>     enthusiastic user community. I wish you all the very best of luck.
>     Go n-eírí an bóthar leat
>     Tom K.

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