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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Draft announcement: New Simrel "BuildMaster"


Thanks Denis for the introduction.

First of all I would like to thank David Williams for all he has done to
bring the Simultaneous Release to it's current state. It won't be easy
to carry on his legacy, but I'm standing on the proverbial shoulders of
giants. :)

I would also like to stress that the Simultaneous Release is a community
effort. I will do my best to support the community, as well as maintain
and improve the existing tools and processes.

There might be (small) bumps on the road ahead, but I'm sure they can't
stop the release train from reaching the (release) station safe and sound.



On 10.01.2017 16:20, Denis Roy wrote:
> Folks,
> Apologies for those on all lists -- I want to cover as much ground as I
> can with this announcement.
> Effective immediately, Frederic Gurr (the Eclipse Foundation's release
> guru) will assume the responsibilities of the Simrel "Build Master".  In
> short, he is taking over a job that has been operated by David Williams
> for a long, long time. David and Fred have been working on a transition
> of sorts for months now.
> Fred will continue to use the cross-project mailing list as the central
> for announcements and release train coordination, and will use the
> cbi-dev mailing list to discuss SimRel build operations.
> The SimRel build is an important part of the Eclipse community.  I
> encourage anyone and everyone who can help by subscribing to cbi-dev[1]
> and to help make sure the builds run as smoothly as possible.
> Thanks!
> Denis
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