FreeBSD and NetBSD's pkgsrc: A strategic synergy for awesomeness
kline at tao.thought.org
Sun Apr 1 22:23:26 UTC 2007
On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 04:18:10PM -0500, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On April 1, 2007 3:26:03 PM -0400 FreeBSD Ports Tree Management
> <portmanager at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >For our employee committers and contractor port maintainers we regret to
> >inform you that due to redundancies many of you will be let go from
> >FreeBSD. All port maintainer's contracts are immediately terminated.
> >If you refer to the organization's Porters Handbook you will note that
> >we have the right to terminate maintainer contracts at will. For our
> >employee committers we will be restructuring in phases. Those of you
> >with work obligations in the other repositories will retain your ports
> >tree responsibilities while training the pkgsrc workforce for their new
> >role maintaining their products on FreeBSD. Once this phase is complete
> >your workload will be redirected towards your roles in the other
> >repositories. Those of you with a ports commit bit only, we wish to put
> >this gently. We are delivering a .pinkslip to your cubicles in the
> >Freefall office currently. By the end of business tomorrow we expect
> >you to login and collect your belongings there and in our satellite
> >offices. All cubicles will be scheduled for deletion after that.
> >Please be aware that members of the FreeBSD Security Team will be
> >monitoring your access to ensure that no organization property
> >accidentally goes home with you.
> Happy April Fools Day.
Yo, and I's about ready to wrap my cold dead hands around my
AK-47 and start hunting! Good one, Paul, but NPR beat you
to the joke bit wiith a story about 4 [legal] ring tones in
NYC this ayem. ...Back to my integer tests I guess.
> Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> Senior Information Security Analyst
> The University of Texas at Dallas
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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