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Re: We'll officially orphan Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams packages



On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 18:16 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> Some relevant parts (a lot of lines were stripped) from the last
> FESCo-Meeting:
> 
> > 19:57 <     bpepple> | Has anyone been able to get a hold of Ignacio?  And if not should we expedite the  AWOL/maintainership of his packages?
> > 19:59 <     bpepple> | As far as I can tell, no once's been able to contact him.
> > 19:59 <    dgilmore> | thl: if no one could get hold of him i say mark all his packages as orphaned  and ask memebers in the comminity to pick them up if they have intrest
> > 19:59 <         thl> | dgilmore, I'd like to leave the option open that he get's his packages back if he shows up later
> > 20:00 <       tibbs> | co-maintainership will always leave that avenue open.
> > 20:00 <      warren> | thl, we just make it known that if he wants to come back he's welcome to.  But meanwhile we must do our best to make sure thing are maintained.
> > 20:02 <        scop> | if Ignacio reappears, FWIW I think it's the new maintainer's call whether he wants to hand the packages back, co-maintain, or neither
> > 20:03 < abadger1999> | with com-maintainership in mind, should we put ignacio's email into the CC field of owners.list?
> 
> As FC6 is approaching and Ignacio seems to be AWOL for a long time now
> we'll speed up the AWOL process. In other words: All of Ignacio's
> packages are hereby considered orphaned. It's sad to lose such a major
> contributor, but we can't avoid it any longer.

Independent of his packages - does anyone know if he is okay? Did he
fall off the face of the planet? Did he fall in love and decide all this
crap just wasn't worth it? Maybe he was mistakenly picked up in a raid
of rogue chinchilla ranchers?

I guess I'm just curious why he vanished

-sv



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