[aur-general] TU Resignation

Laurent Carlier lordheavym at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 04:25:02 EDT 2011

Le lundi 24 octobre 2011 23:47:20, Brad Fanella a écrit :
> *sigh* I dreaded having to write this message. If anyone has noticed, I've
> been inactive in the Arch community for at least two or three weeks now, and
> my TU duties haven't been fulfilled in at least as long, if not more.
> With the start of the academic year, I was hopeful for enough spare time to
> continue what I enjoy (TU-ing, hobbies, both computer and non-computer
> related) ~ looks like I was sorely mistaken. Operating on the minimum amount
> of sleep that a human can survive on is not enjoyable, in case you were
> wondering.
> All laziness and time-lacking aside, both of my production machines have
> been fried due to power surges (which components, I yet don't know), and are
> now reduced to nothing more than fancy metal boxes. This leaves me with an
> old Thinkpad, but that's not even running Arch at the moment (/heresy), and
> it's a P4, so trying to manage multicore packages from there would be a
> no-go. It's just a very frustrating time, and I don't feel that I'm capable
> of being an active package maintainer considering the circumstances.
> Hopefully I can reapply sometime in the future if things fall back into
> place.
> My packages are, as far as I know, *mostly* up-to-date, although a month's
> absence can create a bit of mayhem. I will try my best to contribute and
> close out any open bug reports that I may be assigned to, but I can't make
> any definite promises.
> It's been a nice run guys, I hope to see you 'round.
> Sincerely,
> Brad
> p.s. there were some personal issues as well, but I don't really feel the
> need to get into those here ~ we can let Xyne speculate with one of his
> riveting stories

Sad, really sad.


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