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Fwd: [Sii] My Resignation as Head of Development
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From: Abhijit Navale <abhijit.foss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 19 May 2011 09:52
Subject: Re: [Speechcontrolteam] [Sii] My Resignation as Head of Development
To: manuela popping <hajour1973@xxxxxxxxx>
Thank you hajour.
This is a great news to know I will be head dev! :-D
now i am busy in exam.
I will get back to you all on 18th of june.
Till then enjoy! :-)
On Thursday 19 May 2011 07:07 AM, manuela popping wrote:
hi all from speechontrol team.
now persons from google had solved my read write problem with fixing the
accessibility bug by uds.
i am able to read and write the mail.
anyone who wants can self look up on accessibility chat before 11 dec what
the basic idea from speechcontrol was .
also in beginners team.
and after 11 dec in speechcontrol channels.
just by typing in my irc name with time frame.
so i not need to defend myself at all.
i never have lie.
2 /ubuntu stands for to give people a chance to explore there self and to
both's i did.
i not find the remark very nice about the greek to geek part btw.
in my feeling that is tottaly not the ubuntu/opensource way.
how often is it not happening that someone is helping very much in
ubuntu/opensource but have difficulties to speaking english.
do we then need to close out that people then.
so from you not speak good enough english just go away we dont want you?
i think not
if we would do that by ubuntu/opensource then 1 third at least would fall
that everybody works with each other by ubuntu/opensource is in my eyes not
a weak part but a strong part.
because that cares for that we combine knowledge from all over the world to
also that is creating the very nice social part from ubuntu/opensource.
then this chapter is closed we go to the next chapter.
everybody knows i have been to uds.
i have talked to canonical people and they want to go use a part from
speechcontrol for to let the icons from by example firefox browser/chromium
also linaro have great interest in that and is following our developing
whit great interest.
yes i also talked with them by uds.
and if the audiomail comes in all opensource mail just a idea i launched
not only there it possible also go be used by a company who makes dvd and
tv s who wants to have accessible tv s and dvd s
this company want with this our help with looking to there software so it
will be able to be used by there tv s and dvd s to.
so yes Abhijit i would like to have you as head dev.
but between now and that time i will temporarily make undifined head dev.
till you can take it over Abhijit.
greetings manuèla popping nickname from IRC hajour
team leader from speechcontrol
2011/5/17 Abhijit Navale <abhijit.foss@xxxxxxxxx>
> 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
> countinue heading.
> 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
>>> >> 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
>>> >> Blog | Launchpad
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