GDP Leadership

I sent a note to the GNOME docs mailing list this evening stepping down as GDP coordinator. I need more time to write, and being a manager – especially as technically inept as I am – was just leaving me too little time for it.

I suggested Shaun McCance as successor. He’s been a great contributor, and I think will be able to take things up the hill ahead quite nicely.


The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water signifying by Divine Providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. That is why I am your king!


Listen. Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.