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Re: AWOL process for Jeff Carlson



On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:10:29 -0400, Robin Norwood wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Aug 2008 02:21:13 +0530
> "Debarshi Ray" wrote:
> 
> > So can we declare Jeff Carlson as AWOL and transfer ownership of
> > 'zile' to Rakesh?
> 
> Can we not use the term 'AWOL'?  I don't know Mr. Carlson at all, but I
> gather his contributions to Fedora are probably entirely voluntary.
> The term AWOL (Away Without Leave) implies a dereliction of duty, and
> I think it is pejorative in the context of a volunteer effort.  We often
> hear the phrase 'real life comes first' in reference to open source
> volunteerism, and this is quite possibly the case here.

My old proposal has been MIA (Missing In Action).
Better? :)


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