[openstack-dev] [Nova] Stepping back

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 16:45:53 UTC 2016

On 11/22/2016 11:39 AM, Andrew Laski wrote:
> I should have sent this weeks ago but I'm a bad person who forgets
> common courtesy. My employment situation has changed in a way that does
> not afford me the necessary time to remain a regular contributor to
> Nova, or the broader OpenStack community. So it is with regret that I
> announce that I will no longer be actively involved in the project.
> Fortunately, for those of you reading this, the Nova community is full
> of wonderful and talented individuals who have picked up the work that
> I'm not able to continue. Primarily this means parts of the cellsv2
> effort, for which I am extremely grateful.
> It has been a true pleasure working with you all these past few years
> and I'm thankful to have had the opportunity. As I've told people many
> times when they ask me what it's like to work on an open source project
> like this: working on proprietary software exposes you to smart people
> but you're limited to the small set of people within an organization,
> working on a project like this exposed me to smart people from many
> companies and many parts of the world. I have learned a lot working with
> you all. Thanks.
> I will continue to lurk in #openstack-nova, and try to stay minimally
> involved as time allows, so feel free to ping me there.

Andrew, thank you for the incredible contributions you made to the Nova 
project over the years. It was my honor and pleasure to work closely 
with you.

I know you will excel at your next adventure, and I wish you all the 
luck in the world "up in the clouds" :)


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