Can haz downgrade to emeritus/member?

Clint Byrum clint at
Tue Apr 2 17:47:47 UTC 2019

Quoting Robie Basak (2019-04-02 09:51:54)
> Hi Clint!
> I hope things are well. Sorry to see you leaving ~ubuntu-core-dev; thank
> you for all your previous work and for contacting us to keep your other
> memberships in order!
> On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 09:33:27AM -0700, Clint Byrum wrote:
> > So, my launchpad user is clint-fewbar, and I'd like to have my
> > now-expired ubuntu-core-dev membership downgraded to just regular ubuntu
> > membership so I can keep the ubuntu cloak on IRC and keep email
> > forwards flowing, as that address is in many a changelog. ;)
> Your ~ubuntu-core-dev membership is showing as expired, which I guess is
> correct for your current requested status.
> I think that if I add you to ~ubuntu-dev, then that'll hold your Ubuntu
> membership in place. This is usually used for PPU and packageset
> uploaders[1]. I believe this would also retain things like voting rights
> to Ubuntu elections limited to the set of Ubuntu developers, such as the
> Technical Board and Developer Membership Board elections. I believe that
> membership of ~ubuntu-dev in itself doesn't grant any upload access,
> which I think also sounds right for your requested status, and makes
> sense from the least-privilege-required security principle in case of
> compromise.
> Assuming that nobody points out that I'm mistaken or that it'd be wrong
> technically to add you to ~ubuntu-dev, would be you be happy with this
> status?
> If you'd prefer to also leave ~ubuntu-dev, then I expect that we (the
> Developer Membership board) can ask the Community Council or one of the
> membership boards to add you as an Ubuntu Member directly, recognising
> your previous contributions to stand on their own.

~ubuntu-dev works fine. Thanks!

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