Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at
Thu Jan 17 16:53:37 GMT 2013

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 06:52:07AM +0100, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:

> Dear all,

Hi Sebastian,

> I have to face reality. My current life with family, two small kids, a 
> new appointment as professor for management (not CS :-)), and hunting 
> for houses to buy does not leave me the time (or any time) to hack and 
> maintain stuff.
> Rather than letting offlineimap linger, I would prefer if someone would 
> step in. I know that we currently have a shared maintainership 
> structure, and I believe that is a good thing. But at least *I* can't 
> take on a role that I can't fulfill. I have basically been ignoring 
> offlineimap-related email for 6 months now and I don't see the situation 
> changing anytime soon.
> I don't have an email-related job at all (besides using it), so hunting 
> down IMAP specs and extensions and debugging obscure server issues is 
> not something that aligns naturally with my day job.

This leads to step back myself. As you noticed, I'm not in the run
anymore for some mounths. Almost for the same reasons.

> ----------------------
> 1) The remaining maintainer trio simply keeps up with maintainership. 
>  From what I see they have not been overly active either, but I would be 
> glad if that changes.
> 2) We find someone who is willing to step in and replaces my 
> maintainership role. Anyone? Please 'CC me directly on replies, I will 
> see the email earlier then.

Also, I'd like to get over the mailing list and github administration.
This is not urgent at all but somewhat sensible, so I'd better have a
public consensus for someone to take these roles.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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