[Sugar-devel] Stepping down as Sugar maintainer

Anish Mangal anish at sugarlabs.org
Mon Jan 7 10:22:25 EST 2013

Hi Sascha,

I'll never forget how I got ripped apart in one of the first sugar-core
patches I sent to sugar-devel, and I can't thank you enough for it!

It's been a great experience learning from you and I wish you all the best
in whatever you do next!


On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Sascha Silbe <silbe at sugarlabs.org> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I am stepping down as maintainer for Sugar and some related
> services. This is mostly due to lack of time, but even if I had more of
> that to spare for Sugar, the way I work is sufficiently different from
> that of the most active contributors that I'd do more harm than good.
> For some time now, my business didn't have any Sugar-related contract,
> so as an entrepreneur I can't afford investing time, effort or money
> into Sugar. My spare time is pretty limited these days and I tend to
> spend what's left of it on reflecting, relaxing and some minor non-Sugar
> projects, so even as a volunteer I can't spend much on Sugar.
> However, I will continue using an XO as my primary laptop, so I may
> contribute to some of the lower-level parts of the stack (powerd,
> kernel, etc.) from time to time. I'll also continue working on some data
> store stuff (gdatastore, datastore-fuse, etc.), but strictly outside of
> Sugar as I wouldn't be able to hold your pace.
> It's been exciting times working with you and I've learned a lot. But
> now it's time to move on and let younger folks take over. That seems to
> have worked fine the past few months; hopefully it'll work out in the
> long run as well. This side of the ocean, my current customers have come
> to appreciate the way I work. And taking Sundays off for relaxing and
> reflecting, I'm much more at ease. So everyone is better off now.
> So long and thanks for all the fish,
> Sascha
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