[arch-dev-public] Resigning

Tom K tom at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 20 17:34:16 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 5:08 AM, Tom K <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.
> Hang on a sec, let me dry my tears. :(
> Seriously, though, it's sad to see you go. But such is that way of
> open source. People come and go. You will be missed, and we'll welcome
> you back if you ever get the time again.
> And I fully understand the real-life obligations. I've been slacking
> myself for about a month now, due to real life. Don't worry, it's
> something we all know.
Thanks to you, and to everyone here, for the good words. I will be 
floating around, still using Arch, keeping in touch with developments as 
much as I can. I'll miss devworld, but it's not a sad development for me 
- it's just what works best for the next while.
>> Go n-eírí an bóthar leat
> Erm? Welsh? Gaelic?

Gaelic, I suppose - I just call it Irish. In Irish, it's called Gaeilge. :)


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