Subject Re: [IBDI] IBDI resignation
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Jason,

a lot of thanks for all your, and the whole IBDI team, hard work.

One thing though, lists quite a few resources --- can't
the site stay up? Or is it too much work to keep it up to date?

Martijn Tonies
InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird

Upscene Productions

"This is an object-oriented system.
If we change anything, the users object."

""Jason Wharton"" <jwharton@...> wrote in message
> I, Jason Wharton, hereby resign from the IBDI and announce its
> I believe there is nothing of significance that can be done more. Both
> and Dalton (IBDI co-founders) have concurred with this action.
> In many respects I believe there has been a measure of success enjoyed by
> all who have been involved in this ordeal since 1999. It is true there are
> many great things I hoped would happen that didn't, but I don't feel to
> complain at how things have turned out.
> Although there are likely hard feelings between certain individuals and
> entities, I think we all have sufficient to be grateful for. Hopefully
> this new year upon us we can focus on the things we have to be grateful
> and forgive all those who have offended or injured us.
> This is a resolution I have made for myself this year and it feels quite
> wonderful. I ask forgiveness from all who I may have offended in my
> I also want to extend my heartiest thanks to all those who sacrificed much
> and continue to sacrifice much to do their part to keep the torches lit,
> whichever camp you chose to be in. I have learned a lot through this
> experience and consider it the most valuable thing to come of it all (for
> me).
> The web-site will be off-line in the near future. The
> list may also be disbanded after concluding comments, insights and
> discussions to conclude this all have died down. All other lists born from
> the IBDI will continue as-is for the good of the community and be ran by
> community consensus however you have decided to ascertain it.
> If a significant number of you feel there is still a need for the IBDI, I
> appoint Helen as caretaker and organizer of it. A few rules I would like
> propose if it is going to continue is that there always be three people at
> the head who act in unison on all major decisions. With the focus being on
> representation of what the community at large desires, as free as possible
> from personal biases and agendas. That was what I tried to do and I
> there is great wisdom in doing things that way.
> All the best for this new year!
> Kind regards,
> Jason Wharton
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