[drupal-devel] Moving on

Robin Monks devlinks at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 19:49:14 UTC 2005

Big Hi-5's all round!

I hope you won't become a total stranger to all your design-less coding 
friends ;-)


On 6/9/05, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> After much deliberation and careful consideration, I have decided to
> move on from CivicSpace at the end of June.
> Though there were many, many things that weighed in to my decision,
> the clincher came last week when I received an offer for a senior
> position within Round Two. The position puts me in a strategic
> position to advance the culture of open source as one of my duties
> will be to act as an ambassador of open source to other projects,
> organizations, officials and wider audiences, extending the work I
> started with Spread Firefox. I am very excited about this part of my
> duties as it will enable me to create allies and forge the kind of
> networks that open source will need to become the dominant development
> standard throughout the world (yes, big goals!).
> Indeed, I see this new opportunity for me as both a necessary step
> forward for myself as well my work on CivicSpace. As such, I have
> every intention of maintaining a close relationship with CivicSpace
> and making sure that my work will continue to benefit the CivicSpace
> and Drupal communities.
> I will complete my work on the next CivicSpace release to ensure that
> my work will not prevent CivicSpace from moving into the next chapter
> of its story with anything less than a clean slate. Though I won't
> directly experience it, I am thrilled that Kieran has joined the team
> and think he will lead CivicSpace to new heights; CivicSpace is very
> fortunate to have him!
> If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to let me
> know. I will continue to be available to discuss CivicSpace, interface
> and other matters.
> It's truly been a privilege to work for CivicSpace and to have made as
> many good friends as I have. I continue to believe that the CivicSpace
> concept will continue to grow, mature and empower communities the
> world over.
> Chris
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