[openstack-dev] [neutron] Stepping down from core
assaf at redhat.com
Thu Dec 21 13:44:47 UTC 2017
On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 2:01 PM, Armando M. <armamig at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi neutrinos,
> To some of you this email may not come as a surprise.
> During the past few months my upstream community engagements have been more
> and more sporadic. While I tried hard to stay committed and fulfill my core
> responsibilities I feel like I failed to retain the level of quality and
> consistency that I would have liked ever since I stepped down from being the
> Neutron PTL back at the end of Ocata.
> I stated many times when talking to other core developers that being core is
> a duty rather than a privilege, and I personally feel like it's way overdue
> for me to recognize on the mailing list that it's the time that I state
> officially my intention to step down due to other commitments.
> This does not mean that I will disappear tomorrow. I'll continue to be on
> neutron IRC channels, support the neutron team, being the release liasion
> for Queens, participate at meetings, and be open to providing feedback to
> anyone who thinks my opinion is still valuable, especially when dealing with
> the neutron quirks for which I might be (git) blamed :)
How weird. You're such a fixture in the Neutron community, I can't
imagine you not being there. I can't think of many people who made a
greater impact on both the code and the community than you. You'd
probably get a kick knowing that I point new team members to your
reviews as a positive example of deep, substantive review practices.
Even highly effective people benefit from some good amount of luck,
so, good luck to you Armando :)
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