Moving on from Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jun 27 09:49:00 GMT 2018

On Jun 26 17:26, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2018-06-26 13:34, David Stacey wrote:
> > Sadly, the time has come for me to step back from being a Cygwin package
> > maintainer. I'm keen to take on a new project, and I need to free up
> > some time in what is already a fairly hectic life! This has meant some
> > difficult decisions about letting some things go in order to free up the
> > time needed, and my work as a Cygwin package maintainer is one of the
> > things I need to set aside.
> > 
> > So with immediate effect, all of my packages are available for adoption.
> cygwin-pkg-maint has been updated accordingly.
> > All are (more or less) up-to-date. Corinna has asked that I stay on the
> > list for a while to help any prospective maintainer in adopting one or
> > more of my packages, so I will remain subscribed to 'cygwin' and
> > 'cygwin-apps' for at least a fortnight.
> > 
> > I've been a Cygwin package maintainer for nearly six years, and I've
> > learned a lot in my time here. Special thanks to Corinna for leading the
> > programme, and to Yaakov for somehow managing to maintain a ridiculous
> > number of packages. Cygwin has made a big difference to so many users
> > over the years. I know the work done here is genuinely appreciated by
> > the community, and I wish the programme every success in the future.
> Thank you very much for your contributions over the years, and for being
> willing to help make a smooth transition.  Much success in your future
> endeavours.

I'd like to emphasize what Yaakov wrote.  Thanks a lot for all your work
on the project.  It was really nice to have you on-board!

> Andrew, could you please polish a gold watch in honour of David's
> retirement?

Yeah, absolutely.

Thanks again and make sure to have fun in your new activity,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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