My Last Week at Canonical

Gerry Boland gerry.boland at
Fri Jul 31 09:41:29 UTC 2015

On 30/07/15 21:27, Robert Carr wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> This Friday will be my last day at Canonical. I'd love to say good bye
> to everyone in person on some Friday Happy Hour, but alas...mailing
> lists it will be.
> I feel so grateful not only to have had these 4 years at Canonical but
> to have had the longer period with the Ubuntu community. I remember so
> well my first Ubuntu Developers Summit in Seville...I was just a kid and
> it was the most exciting thing I had ever done[1]!
> For the encouragement I received in these early years I owe so much.
> Thank you!
> Over the years so many people at Canonical and with Ubuntu have played a
> role in shaping and guiding me to grow. Teaching me sometimes
> technically or sometimes just about how to behave and think as a
> software engineer. Other times just filling me up with passion and
> excitement...ah that pleasant buzz arriving home from an Ubuntu
> Developers Summit. Thanks so much to all of you!!!
> I hope I've been able to give back and help Ubuntu and Canonical grow as
> well.
> I'm happy to say I'll continue using Ubuntu as my primary operating
> system and I'm happy to know the hands I'm leaving it in. I want you all
> to know how much I still support what you are doing with Ubuntu and hope
> for the continued success!
> Let's keep in touch and connect on social media! I'll remain as racarr
> on freenode. I'm around on facebook:
> and twitter
> . My personal email is racarrg at
> <mailto:racarrg at> . I'll be remaining in San Francisco if you
> find yourself passing through!
> Thanks,
> Robert
> [1] Here's a picture I found of me from UDS Sevilla in 2007:
Robert, was always a pleasure working with you, and chatting with you.
I know you'll do amazingly at the next thing, so best of luck with it, and hope to stay in touch!

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