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SubjectRe: [Suspend2-announce] Nigel's work and the future of Suspend2.
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Hi Nigel,

congratulations and all the best, although this sounds like a sad
goodbye and resignation. I always hoped for inclusion in mainline and
followed the "discussions" on lkml, although Pavel never made an effort
to hide his ignorant arrogance. Mainline swsusp never worked for me and
so with you leaving I am tempted to leave Linux behind after more than
ten years and switch to that other OS that at least has working suspend
and resume. Or maybe I'll try that "patched" MacOS for x86 :). To you,
again, all the best and thanks for providing some hope in one of the
darker Linux corners for quite some time.

Regards, Thomas.


Am Dienstag, den 07.03.2006, 10:05 +1000 schrieb Nigel Cunningham:
> Hi all.
>
> I'm delighted to announce that I've accepted a call to serve a congregation in
> Victoria, Australia, as a Home Missionary elder. As a result, some time in
> the next month or two, I will stop working for Cyclades and make the move.
>
> Users of Suspend2 can rest assured that I will not allow the patches to suffer
> bitrot. I will be continuing to use them myself, and will therefore have the
> best of incentives to keep them up-to-date.
>
> Now for the downside: I won't, however, be making any sort of concerted effort
> at getting them merged into the vanilla kernel after my move, and am not
> inclined to make a big effort beforehand. Recent discussions on LKML clearly
> showed that Pavel doesn't want to see them merged, and I didn't see much in
> the way of other kernel developers expressing a desire contrary to Pavel's
> wishes. I don't want to waste my time and effort, so I don't see the point to
> doing anything but maintaining the patches as they stand.
>
> I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Cyclades for their employment and
> support of the project.
>
> Regards,
>
> Nigel
> _______________________________________________
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> Suspend2-announce@lists.suspend2.net
> http://lists.suspend2.net/mailman/listinfo/suspend2-announce


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