[Council] Re: Council: apology and resignation

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon May 19 11:02:23 CDT 2003

As I told DJ in our chat last week, I feel like I'm breaking up with an
old girlfriend. :)

At least some of us will get to see him (and Piers) at OSCON!


On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 12:35:40PM -0500, Thomas Muldowney wrote:
> Thanks for the gesture and your time served, DJ.  We'll miss you being 
> around so much!  I wish you best in whatever you do and look forward to 
> when you are around more.
> --temas
> On 2003.05.18 13:19, DJ Adams wrote:
> >Hello chaps
> >
> >As you have gathered, I've not been online all that much, and
> >circumstances (mostly offline) have meant that I've not been active in
> >the Jabber community, much less in the Council. I've not been
> >fulfilling
> >my role here, and for that I apologise.
> >
> >I'm not going to try and give excuses or reasons; this isn't the time
> >or
> >the place for that. I just want to try and put matters back on the
> >straight and narrow.
> >
> >My (inactive) membership of the Council is not a good thing, for many
> >reasons:
> >
> >- I'm not doing justice to the membership role
> >- I'm not helping the rest of the members by being dormant
> >- I'm denying someone more worthy a place on the council
> >
> >So I'd like to put forward my resignation from the Council. I don't
> >know
> >what (if anything) is written on this - I haven't checked in a long
> >time; but I hope you will accept and allow a new candidate to join.
> >
> >There's no ill-feeling at all on my part - I've drifted away from
> >things
> >technical over the last year or so; actually, putting a positive spin
> >on
> >that, there are things in the offline world (and elsewhere in the
> >online
> >world to a small extent) that are taking up my time at the moment.
> >This
> >is a good thing.
> >
> >I am going to OSCON this year, and talking with Piers. I know some of
> >you will be there too - I'm really looking forward to seeing you. In
> >no
> >way have I fallen out of love with Jabber, and will do all I can to
> >evangelize to anyone who will listen.
> >
> >Anyway, I'll keep this short(ish) and remain
> >
> >your friend
> >DJ
> >
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Peter Saint-Andre
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