Standing down from the technical board

Simon Pickles sipickles at
Fri Mar 28 19:16:14 UTC 2008

Good luck to you!

Linux user #458601 -

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Hi there,
> As most of you probably know, I've been the community representative on 
> the Ubuntu technical board since 2005. During that time I've seen Ubuntu 
> grow in ways I could never have imagined, and I'm proud to have been a 
> part of the technical process that helped make this happen.
> However, as some of you possibly know, I've recently agreed to take a 
> position with Red Hat. While I don't see this as being incompatible with 
> being part of the Ubuntu community (and I certainly don't want to set a 
> precedent!), this is likely to reduce the amount of time I have to be 
> involved in Ubuntu. Without being an active member of the Ubuntu 
> community, it's difficult for me to claim to represent it - and so, as a 
> result, I will be standing down from the technical board in order to 
> allow the election of a new community member.
> Thanks again to everyone for having made the Ubuntu community such a 
> wonderful place to work!

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