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Re: [AVR] remove two maintainers

2014-03-03 21:01 GMT+04:00 David Edelsohn <>:
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:04 AM, Denis Chertykov <> wrote:
>> 2014-03-03 15:35 GMT+04:00 David Brown <>:
>>> On 02/03/14 19:24, Denis Chertykov wrote:
>>>> I would remove two maintainers for AVR port:
>>>> 1. Anatoly Sokolov <>
>>>> 2. Eric Weddington <>
>>>> I have discussed the removal with Anatoly Sokolov and he is agree with it.
>>>> I can't discuss the removal with Eric Weddington because his mail
>>>> address invalid.
>>>> Must somebody approve the removal ?  (Or I can just apply it)
>>>> Denis.
>>> Eric Weddington has left Atmel, so his address will no longer be valid.
>>>  I don't know if he still has time to work with AVRs, or if he would
>>> still be able to be a maintainer for the AVR port.  But I am pretty sure
>>> that his new job will not involve AVR's significantly, so it would only
>>> be as a hobby (or at best, as a normal avr gcc user).
>>> Atmel includes gcc in their development tool (AVR Studio), as well as
>>> providing pre-built packages (for Windows and Linux) with the avr-libc
>>> library and related tools, using snapshots of mainline gcc with a few
>>> patches (for things like support of newer devices).  So it seems
>>> reasonable to expect that they will be interested in the development and
>>> maintenance of the avr port of gcc even though Eric has now left them.
>>> If you would like, I can try to contact Atmel and ask if they have
>>> someone who would like to take Eric's seat as a port maintainer (or you
>>> could do so yourself from Atmel's website).
>> I'm not looking for additional maintainers I just want to remove inactive.
> Maintainers can resign at any time. Mentoring and nominating new
> maintainers is appreciated.
> Note that maintainers are a personal appointment, not a company
> appointment, so job changes do not affect maintainership.
> You can apply the change to remove Anatoly's name. Someone should
> confirm with Eric Weddington that he wishes to resign.

Thank you for explanation.
I'm waiting for Eric.
His new email address:


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