Stepping down from Thunderbird activities

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at
Sat Oct 18 12:45:54 UTC 2014

Hi Mark,

Like others, I'd also like to thank you for all the great work you've 
done over the years. You've had many roles so I'm glad to hear you'll be 
there to help with the handover.


On 16.10.2014 18:51, Mark Banner wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've decided that it is time for me to step down from my Thunderbird 
> activities, and as module owner of Thunderbird.
> Although Thunderbird is a great email client, and I believe it fills a 
> gap for which there is no alternative, I've come to realise that I no 
> longer have the passion nor desire to continue my activities at the 
> levels I have been. Hence my decision to step down.
> At this time, I'm not planning to continue as an active contributor, 
> but in the short to mid term, I'll still be around for questions etc.
> At this time, I have no nominated replacement however, with the 
> various discussions about the future and the governance structures, I 
> think this should factor into those - which is why I wanted to send 
> this before tomorrow's discussions at the work week.
> Whilst I'm stepping down, I would like to ensure there's a clean 
> handover of my activities to other folks in the community - I'm not 
> immediately stopping everything, but I would like to start handing 
> over and winding down gradually. I'll be aiming to put out some more 
> information about some of these next week. I'll still be around to ask 
> questions, advice etc.
> Regards
> Mark
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