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From Alexander Gabriel <a...@barbalex.ch>
Subject Re: PMC resignation
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:53:09 GMT
Hi Benoit

Just want to let you know that your work is much appreciated.

Alex



2014-08-16 18:11 GMT+02:00 Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
>
>
>  Yesterday, some members of the PMC asked me on the private mailing-list to
> rename the opencouch project because of possible trademark infringements
> without any direct contact before. They did it after I linked the project
> in a discussion on irc [1]. The same request has already been done
> previously with the project CowDB on which we found an agreement. This
> latest issue/conflict and its conclusion made me took the following
> decision.
>
>
> As of today I am resigning from the Apache CouchDB PMC. I will continue to
> contribute to the project as a committer as much as possible.
>
>
> When I accepted to be a member of the PMC, I took it as an opportunity to
> put back the project in the rails of innovation, to improve the
> interactions over the code and keep the project business neutrality.
>
>
> Unfortunately, these last days left me with no illusions about the
> possibilities I have to achieve it. Moreover, I do not want to be
> associated with some actions from some members in the PMC and can't find
> the necessary level of trust to work on these topics with others.
>
>
> This is a hard decision for me due to the energy I put in the support of
> the Apache CouchDB project. But the ongoing situation is very
> negative/toxic for me, killing all the fun I could have in the project.
> It's time for me to focus on what matters.
>
>
> I wish a better success to the people that stay at the PMC.
>
>
> - benoit.
>
>
>
> [1] https://friendpaste.com/48tGyXTnuyeqfhpt3wloRZ
>

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