Resignation from FAmSCo, Fedora Ambassadors

Pierros Papadeas ppapadeas at
Tue May 10 01:09:00 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Larry Cafiero <larry.cafiero at> wrote:
> Dear Fedora Board members:
> Tom Callaway wrote a blog post sometime in February where he said --
> and I'm paraphrasing here -- that if participation in the Fedora
> Project wasn't fun for someone, maybe that person should be doing
> something else.
> Various issues and conflicts have arisen in the last few months which
> have caused my participation in the Fedora Project to not be as
> enjoyable, or as personally productive and rewarding, as it has been
> in the past.
> While I find that unfortunate, some already know I had planned to
> curtail most of my Fedora Project activities at the end of the year in
> order to concentrate on more local and regional FOSS/Linux projects
> going forward in 2012 and beyond.
> However, I am moving that timetable up to today.
> Effective immediately, I resign from the following positions I hold in
> the Fedora Project:
> -- Membership on the Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee (FAmSCo); and
> -- Membership in Fedora Ambassadors, including Ambassador Mentor.
> I have taken the liberty of removing myself from these memberships and
> others in FAS, though I am not able to remove myself from FAS
> completely. I trust someone will take care of this housekeeping
> matter.
> On a personal note, I have learned much from my work with the Fedora
> Project and will apply much of this to future endeavors; to say
> nothing of how grateful I am to have worked with such excellent
> people. I can only hope my contributions to Fedora have come close to
> matching what I take away from the project.
> So long, and thanks for all the fish.
> Sincerely,
> Larry Cafiero

After 12 (!) personal emails I realized (got told actually) that "good
riddance" is *definitely* something not good to say.
I guess you all (and especially you Larry) realize that I didn't meant
that the bad way...

Sorry for that,

Pierros (still trying to learn :) )

Pierros Papadeas
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