after 10 years working on CDT (with the first 2 as part of the
DD project), I have made the difficult choice to move on to a
As a consequence, I won't have much (if any) time to spend on
CDT, and I must step-down as co-lead. Doug has always been
the true lead for the CDT and I am grateful to have had the
opportunity to work closely with him for this great
I will finish the 9.2.1 release next week and finalize some
outstanding patches until the end of March. After that I'd
like to remain a committer and I don't dismiss the possibility
of posting patches once in a while, but I
will mostly follow the project as a nostalgic observer.
I want to thank all of
you who I've had the privilege to get to know through my work
on the CDT, you have made my last 10 years truly amazing (*).
(*) I just didn't feel right without giving more detailed
thanks, so forgive my lengthiness, but I need to give some
- to my bosses at Ericsson, especially Dominique Toupin for
getting me to work with CDT.
- to Doug for mentoring me from the first to the last day. It
gave me the confidence to take on more responsibilities, that
I thank him for offering to me.
- to Pawel Piech for his incredible technical mentorship on
DSF and Eclipse in general.
- to my fellow Ericsson committers (by seniority) Marc-Andre
Laperle, Alvaro Sanchez-Leon, Marc Dumais, for all their help,
efforts and support, but mostly for making this job fun.
- to all the others committers, Mikhail, John Cortell, Sergey,
Elena, Jeff, Jonah, Teo, Nathan, Thomas, and the many more I
had the pleasure to work with over the years, you have shown
me that distance is no obstacle for good relationships.
- to the people of the Eclipse Foundation, for their
amazing support behind so many of the things we do.
- to the people of CDT community that got involved with us,
your presence shows us that our work is appreciated.
- to all the Eclipse committers and contributors that have
made it possible for the CDT to exist.
I am grateful to each and everyone of you.