[Ambassadors] Goodbye

Rodrigo Padula rodrigopadula at projetofedora.org
Fri Jul 30 02:25:10 UTC 2010

See you Francesco!

We will miss you! You was the best FAMSCO leader ever!!

You did a really great job

Best regards!

Rodrigo Padula

On 29-07-2010 13:44, Francesco Ugolini wrote:
> In our life, sometime, it comes the time where the things you want to
> do become far and, even you can try to keep up with it, all the
> efforts result in a failure.
> I think this is just the case. You don't know how disappointed I can
> be writing these lines, but I can't fool myself and you with future
> plans: i can't keep up with the project.
> First of all I want to make clear one thing: I'm using Fedora Linux
> and will continue to use it.
> What is changed since I have joined the project?
> I started contributing without any ambition and I received things that
> I didn't expect to receive: experience, leadership and new friends.
> These are the rewards for all the time I spent in the project, trying
> to improve and make it bigger. I don't know if I have succeeded but,
> sure, I've done all my best.
> My student's duties took me away for a while, like it happened in the
> previous years, but, when I went back, it wasn't the same. Thing were
> changed and, damn, they had changed in better. Ambassadors project had
> become well organized, with a great FAmSCo, great Ambassadors and
> great mentors, but I wasn't able to work like I did. My fault. Soon I
> have become an inactive Ambassador, like the many I've tried to
> convince to come back.
> I get more that I expected and now it's time to have new experiences
> and find something that could boost my knowledge and energy. Sure, my
> experience here will help wherever I'll go!
> Now, here I'm. Writing this goodbye email with a sad heart, but a
> conscious brain.
> Many people didn't trust me at the beginning, then they changed mind.
> These are the first ones I want to thank. If I've tried to improve
> myself, it's because of you. I commend you to continue to do the same
> with the men and women that empower this amazing community.
> A big thank to all the people who helped me being what I become,
> especially who I met during the events I attended around Europe and
> the FAmSCo members I worked with.
> Many of you have become part of my soul. Max, Joerg, Francesco, Luca,
> Gerold and more and more (sorry if I can't name all of you). I'll
> never forget you and I hope to stay in touch with you, even if not
> directly for this special project.
> Saying goodbye is not simple. You think at what you want to underline
> and what to not forget but, at the end, you know you have missed
> something, forget to thank someone and, maybe, think that you are
> doing the wrong thing. But time is passing, things are changing and
> looking back doesn't help taking the right decision.
> So, here I am. Thank you my friends for everything. I wish you all my best.
> Long life to Fedora Project, one of the marvelous experience I've ever had.
> Francesco
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Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira

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