Russ Allbery Resigns From The Debian TC
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 17 November 2014 at 09:17 AM EST. 32 Comments
DEBIAN --
There's yet another resignation from the Debian camp. This time, Russ Allbery of the Debian Technical Committee has stepped away from those duties.

Following Joey Hess stepping away as a Debian developer and Tollef Fog Heen ending his systemd package maintainership, Russ Allbery has found it time to step away from the Debian Technical Committee.

Russ made his resignation effective immediately on Sunday night in his open resignation letter. "I'm making this choice for a variety of complicated reasons. I'm going to try to explain them, and hopefully I won't put my foot in my mouth or unintentionally hurt anyone by doing so. I'm going to write a tome in an effort to be clear."

Resignation fasctors included the technical committee work becoming increasingly time consuming and not very fun, every TC decision being very fraught, and it's no longer clear to him that the TC is helping the Debian project as a whole.
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