[gdal-dev] Maintainer Activities

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Aug 8 17:57:18 EDT 2008

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Folks,
> Mateusz has informed me that other commitments (school and MOSS4G) will
> make it impossible for him to spend any appreciable time on GDAL 
> maintenance
> through to the end of his contract at the end of August.  He will also not
> be available for a new contract for a while after that.
> He will invoice at the end of August, but I anticipate he will only have 
> used
> a modest faction of the allocated funds.
> Also, unfortunately, I must report that Chris Howell disappeared and has 
> been
> unreachable pretty much from the point the maintainer contract was 
> signed with
> him.  So, that is also a "write off", though there was no cost to us other
> than a bit of paperwork.
> This does put us back in the position that we are looking for a maintainer
> candidate for short or longer term.  Keep an eye out for good folks who
> might be interested.

Dear GDAL Folks,

I'd like to thank you for the fantastic time and experiences I got while
working on the position of GDAL maintainer. I have to leave the project 
for a while, but I really hope to be back.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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