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Re: Stepping down as leader of the project


:( Who will take your place Benjamin?

Jason Odoom

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Benjamin Humphrey <humphreybc@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> Over the past few months you may have noticed that I have been rather
> absent from my duties as the project leader. Unfortunately due to a
> lot of things cropping up I just haven't been able to give this
> project as much time as it deserves, and I'd rather step down as the
> leader and assume a more casual role than pretend to occupy a position
> with responsibilities I cannot fulfill.
> It's very painful having to write this message only a year after I
> founded the project, especially considering the amazing progress we
> have made in such a short time and the good people I have met and
> worked with. It is even harder having to do so when many predicted the
> team wouldn't last long. Unfortunately my priorities have changed a
> lot since the start of this year and I no longer have the time
> required to lead the project properly.
> I hope that this doesn't adversely affect the team but rather breaks
> through a wall that we have been stuck behind since June. The best
> possible outcome would be for a new leader to take the reigns, with
> proper motivation, fresh ideas and enough time to control the project
> towards more of the same success we have had in the past.
> >From our statistics it appears that people want a manual, even if we
> need to refine our distribution method and content a little to suit
> the changing needs of the user. The need for a proper replacement to
> help.ubuntu.com certainly still exists and I think USLC is still the
> best candidate; I believe if there is any team that would be able to
> make it a reality it would be this team.
> Of course I will remain involved with the project and do what I can in
> my role as a writer for OMG! Ubuntu! to help bring new people to the
> team and keep it running. I'm also happy to continue helping Adnane
> with the website design if I have any time available.
> It has been a fantastic experience working with everyone, and I have
> learnt a lot. I hope that we can continue to collaborate on many
> projects in the future!
> Kind Regards,
> --
> Benjamin Humphrey
> benjaminhumphrey.co.nz
> ohso.co
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