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Re: Moving on from Cygwin

On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:48 AM, Corinna Vinschen
<> wrote:
> 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

Dear all

For me the following orphaned packages are of importance (not all of
them David's):

* asciidoc
* doxygen
* gcovr
* python-paramiko

If nobody else steps up, I can adopt one or the other.


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