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Re: This might be a farewell


On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:27 AM, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff <
sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> As some (if not most) of you already noticed, I don't frequently do
> elementary-related development or even show up on IRC anymore. I find
> myself more and more out of the loop as time passes, which renders me
> unable to fulfill my self-proclaimed role of OS architect.
> Besides, I feel that my job here is done.[1] The project doesn't truly
> need on me anymore, since I have passed on most of the "unique"
> knowledge/experience I possessed, and elementary already has people who
> know any specific area way better than I do anyway.
> Finally, turns out it's some boring to be a guru. I do miss the personal
> growth, the process of discovering and mastering the subject and learning
> to solve new kinds of problems.
> Thus I'm diverting my efforts to where they're more sorely needed, and
> diving into other fields of IT which I haven't yet mastered.
> Also, I figured I'll be looking for opportunities of full-time employment
> in a year's time or so, and I can already imagine myself saying "...and I
> spent a few years in open-source development, but I have no evidence to
> back that statement whatsoever. Also I have no formal reports on the
> quality of my work." So, while the memory of my past deeds is still fresh
> (more or less), anything that might prevent the above scenario is greatly
> appreciated.
> Yours faithfully,
> --
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
> Proud Contributor @ elementary
> [1] Okay, there's still a couple of things I want to influence, but
> they're mostly design-related, like FIX SWITCHING BETWEEN THE WINDOWS OF
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