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Re: [Sii] My Resignation as Head of Development
material is property of the school for about 5 years afaik. >> we dont have
any such constraint.
we are free to choose any project. if i choose speechcontrol and things go
well then i promise to head it minimum 1 year and after that 1 year we will
held a meeting and if i still has the time and interest at that time i will
On 17 May 2011 21:45, Chris <cyber.druif@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Aloha Abhijit,
> I really like that you want to step to the plate, however you'd (or we)
> first need to find out who would become the owner when you give in this
> project for school. I know that my school has a clause that any project
> handed in as assessment material is property of the school for about 5 years
> afaik. So we'd have to be sure it can be done. Other then that you'd have my
> With metta,
> Chris Druif
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 09:13, Abhijit Navale <abhijit.foss@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> Hello guys.
>> Its sad to see jacky going.
>> If you can wait until 18th june, I woud like to take over.
>> My reason to head it is next year i will be in final year of my course.
>> Starting from August.
>> So I was planning to take wintermute and/or speechcontrol as my final
>> year project.
>> I would like to hear your suggestions on this.
>> Currently I am confused between which project to select wintermute or
>> Since wintermute is so much high level project and We neeed to submit
>> our final year projedct in one year I may select speechcontrol. In that
>> case I would like to head speechcontrol.
>> Thank you.
>> Please reply.
>> Abhijit Navale
>> On Tuesday 17 May 2011 12:07 PM, UndiFineD wrote:
>> > Hi Jacky,
>> > It is a shame to see you go Jacky, especially now that it is clear,
>> > you had a misunderstanding of what SpeechControl intends to do.
>> > I could explain that more, but you already made a choice.
>> > Nevertheless, I wish you all the best.
>> > 2011/5/17 Jacky Alcine <jacky.alcine@xxxxxxxxxx>:
>> >> Fellow F/OSS collagues, I do have a bit of a late message to convey to
>> >> SpeechControl. Over the last past few months, I think that in my
>> >> entire team of being with the Ubuntu and largely the Linux community
>> >> as a whole, that SpeechControl has quite not only a clout when it
>> >> comes to other team maneuverability, but it also seems to lack a real
>> >> sense of development.
>> >> Now, understand, as head of development, I only carry out what was
>> >> placed in front of me, I don't conjure up ideas, might as well be the
>> >> team leader then. I basically translate Greek into g33k talk, so to
>> >> say. I can tell you, something I'd stand by, that SpeechControl wasn't
>> >> the name of an artificial intelligence project, but rather a term
>> >> coined to a collection of individuals that were bringing the concrete
>> >> to mend the holes in speech technologies lacking in Ubuntu.
>> >> Before I encountered SpeechControl (found it in an interest of speech
>> >> technologies on Ubuntu for a personal project of mine
>> >> [https://www.launchpad.net/taylor]), I was working on a project that I
>> >> had no full comprehension of. I wanted to re-create the artificial
>> >> intelligence found in Tony Stark's household from DC Comics' "Iron
>> >> Man". Undi introduced me to Dante, who, after a bit of discussion,
>> >> shared the exact same passion I envisioned.
>> >> An intelligent, autonomous, and affectingly computing system toolkit.
>> >> I started it on Windows, but was a bit limited and wanted people to
>> >> add to it; hence my discovery of Ubuntu and its subsidiarity (or
>> >> cohorts, lol). When the Wintermute project began to blossom, I was
>> >> then informed that SpeechControl wasn't just a banner but rather a
>> >> full toolkit. I was confused because I wasn't ever given instruction
>> >> to begin designing or laying down such an application framework. Even
>> >> then, I didn't have the knowledge I have now to properly do that. In
>> >> short, I felt like I was wasting a bit of time with SpeechControl.
>> >> Don't get me wrong, I do still have my commitment to the project, as
>> >> I've promised to keep it alive. But until I need to, I won't. I've
>> >> done what I can for the project.
>> >> Wintermute is a project that I have to say that I have deep ties with
>> >> now. I've sat down and coded every line (with the help of Adrian ;D)
>> >> with the knowledge that I grasped from late night discussions with
>> >> Dante and other individuals. What Wintermute will become initially is
>> >> the assimilation of what I've learned about linguistics and semantics.
>> >> Wintermute (hopefully) will be an amazing beaut, and one that I'll be
>> >> proud.
>> >> The largest amount of productivity made in SpeechControl were made by
>> >> AlanBell (the MARY integration into speechd) and Daniel0108 (his
>> >> tremendous work on BrowserSpeak). I spend my time coding and I wish to
>> >> spend it in an environment that's willing to teach and receive. I
>> >> didn't fully find that in SpeechControl, but the time I've spent with
>> >> the Wintermute probably bumped my conceptual understanding of computer
>> >> science tenfold.
>> >> Deepest regards, but I hereby resign as head developer of the
>> >> SpeechControl project.
>> >> --
>> >> Jacky Alcine
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