ITR: Leaving the Debian project
I announce my Intent to Resign.
I will no longer be maintaining my packages, and will
probably not require my developer's account and email
address. Neither will I be needing my .debian.net vanity
- Turnaround time on projects is very very slow. A lot of
people have good ideas, but are intimidated by the amount
of flames directed at innovation and new ideas.
Much of these ideas then remain vapourware or pie-in-the-sky.
- I cannot handle the increasingly bureacratic nature of
Debian. In my opinion, too much time is spent in
"deciding to decide".
- Us vs the rest of the world attitude sucks.
So, I'll be switching to another distribution that meets
my needs more satisfactorily and doesn't alienate its
Packages orphaned by this decision:
Should you wish to reply, please cc me, as I am no longer
subscribed to -devel.
Having not seen this done before, I do not know the procedure,
but wish to be taken off of all relevant developer-only lists.
Leon (a.k.a Isildur on OPN irc)