New gatekeeper

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Ryan Dahl

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Jan 30, 2012, 2:55:59 PM1/30/12
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Now that the rewrite on top of libuv is largely complete, I am ceding
my position as gatekeeper to Isaac Schlueter. Our energy will now be
largely focused over the next few months on improving the third party
module system experience including a website for browsing modules, a
new addon build system, and binary installations from npm. Isaac is in
the unique position to bridge the gap between core and external
modules to ensure a pleasant experience. After three years of working
on Node, this frees me up to work on research projects. I am still an
employee at Joyent and will advise from the sidelines but I won't be
involved in the day-to-day bug fixes. Isaac has final say over what
makes it into the releases. Appeals for new features, changes, and bug
fixes should now be directed at him.

Arnout Kazemier

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Jan 30, 2012, 2:58:33 PM1/30/12
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Congratulations Isaac!

CAN WE HAS WEBSOCKETS AND SPDY IN CORE ;D
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Tim Caswell

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Jan 30, 2012, 2:58:53 PM1/30/12
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Ryan,

Thanks for an awesome project. I know many of us will be enjoying it
for years to come.

-Tim

Fedor Indutny

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:01:15 PM1/30/12
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Just, thank you.

Tim Branyen

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:34:41 PM1/30/12
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A tear in my eye, I said I wouldn't cry, time for good bye =(
tim branyen, bocoup

Bradley Meck

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:45:50 PM1/30/12
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Congrats to Ryan on getting some time to go back to new projects and
congrats to Isaacs on being the guy who will decide on the big stuff
from now on.

Cheers,
Bradley

P.S. Who is the key master...

Mikeal Rogers

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:53:27 PM1/30/12
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The "L" in BDFL means LIFE, BRO!

:)

It's good to see the focus moving from core to the module community and there is no better person than Issac to help move it.

-Mikeal

Tane

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:58:22 PM1/30/12
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Good luck with the research stuff - hope we get to see some of the more interesting and successful results.  Thanks again for all your hard work to get us to this point with node, and I'm sure Issac will be as pragmatic in his decisions with node as you were.

James Carr

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:02:18 PM1/30/12
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Oh wow.

Good luck with the research stuff, and big thanks for the amazing work
you've put into node.js. It's nice to know that Isaac will be taking
the reins. He's been passionately involved since the beginning.:)

Thanks,
James

dvbportal

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:03:25 PM1/30/12
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Really? This is kind of sad. Anyways, thanks for the fantastic work. Node will always be your baby. 

Scott Ware

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:07:13 PM1/30/12
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Congrats to everyone! Best of luck on your new research projects, Ryan!

tjholowaychuk

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:10:24 PM1/30/12
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I can only imagine how it feels to work on the same thing for ~3
years, good luck with the new stuff! You must have a huge list of
things to tinker with

Paul Querna

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:18:52 PM1/30/12
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Thank you for making Node a beautiful system.

-Paul

Elijah Insua

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:23:18 PM1/30/12
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congrats to both of you - well deserved!

maga

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:27:57 PM1/30/12
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> The "L" in BDFL means LIFE, BRO!
I definitely hope so!

Thanks, Ryan!

Felix Geisendoerfer

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:33:40 PM1/30/12
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Thanks for your amazing work Ryan. I'm very much looking forward to the things you will be doing in the future.

Marco Rogers

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:37:56 PM1/30/12
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I suppose you deserve a break :) Congrats to Isaac. Here's to continuing to push node forward.

:Marco

Christopher Jeffrey

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:44:51 PM1/30/12
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Goodbye, ry. Thanks for node and thanks for serving us well.

On Jan 30, 1:55 pm, Ryan Dahl <r...@tinyclouds.org> wrote:

substack

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:54:44 PM1/30/12
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As a fellow mad scientist I understand completely. Have a
commemorative cartoon to mark the occasion:

http://substack.net/images/coronation.png

Nicholas Campbell

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Jan 30, 2012, 5:04:01 PM1/30/12
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Very cool. Thanks for cultivating such an awesome project Ryan.

And, both congrats and good luck to Isaac with the new role. :)

- Nick Campbell

http://digitaltumbleweed.com

Martin Lundberg

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Jan 30, 2012, 5:13:55 PM1/30/12
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Thanks Ryan, Node.js is a great piece of technology!

Ray Morgan

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Jan 30, 2012, 5:14:55 PM1/30/12
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Congrats to both of you.

Ryan, thank you for such a well thought out system and not allowing
everything and anything into core!

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Aaron Heckmann

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Jan 30, 2012, 5:25:39 PM1/30/12
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Thank you Ryan for giving javascript its missing arms and legs. Congrats Isaac.

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DTrejo

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Jan 30, 2012, 5:59:16 PM1/30/12
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Thank you Ryan — I look forward to the firm rule of Schlueter the beneficent.

Ryan

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Jan 30, 2012, 6:00:15 PM1/30/12
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Thanks, you did an awesome job. Hope hope your time isn't all
research, relax.

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Ted Young

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Jan 30, 2012, 6:39:08 PM1/30/12
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Hopefully this frees you up for a vacation first!

Ted

cwolves

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Jan 30, 2012, 7:14:31 PM1/30/12
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Good luck to both of you. I look forward to seeing your future
projects, Ryan!

Chris Grant

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Jan 30, 2012, 4:05:12 PM1/30/12
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Thanks for all your hard work, Ryan. We wish you the very best in your
research projects!

Ryan Doenges

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Jan 30, 2012, 3:30:33 PM1/30/12
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*applause*

This is sad/exciting.

Gary Berger (gaberger)

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Jan 30, 2012, 8:31:21 PM1/30/12
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Good luck Ryan. Not many people can bring about a paradigm shift.

Be proud.

G

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On Jan 30, 2012, at 7:14 PM, Chris Grant <cdgo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for all your hard work, Ryan. We wish you the very best in your
> research projects!
>

dhruvbird

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Jan 30, 2012, 9:35:11 PM1/30/12
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Thanks for node.js and everything else that goes with it!! :)

MK2

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Jan 30, 2012, 10:06:21 PM1/30/12
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Thanks, Ryan.

Srirangan

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Jan 30, 2012, 10:19:37 PM1/30/12
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Thanks Ryan, congrats Isaac.

- Sri

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Thanks, Ryan.

ekryski

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Jan 30, 2012, 10:33:55 PM1/30/12
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Congrats to both you guys! Thanks for all the hard work.

Glenn Block

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Jan 30, 2012, 11:04:31 PM1/30/12
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Congrats Ryan! You've done amazing work on node. You'd be surprised to
know how many teams at my work are really serious about using it! Enjoy
your much deserved break.

Isaac, looking forward to the future!

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From: Ryan Dahl
Sent: 1/30/2012 11:56 AM
To: nodejs
Subject: [nodejs] New gatekeeper


Now that the rewrite on top of libuv is largely complete, I am ceding
my position as gatekeeper to Isaac Schlueter. Our energy will now be
largely focused over the next few months on improving the third party
module system experience including a website for browsing modules, a
new addon build system, and binary installations from npm. Isaac is in
the unique position to bridge the gap between core and external
modules to ensure a pleasant experience. After three years of working
on Node, this frees me up to work on research projects. I am still an
employee at Joyent and will advise from the sidelines but I won't be
involved in the day-to-day bug fixes. Isaac has final say over what
makes it into the releases. Appeals for new features, changes, and bug
fixes should now be directed at him.

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Alan Gutierrez

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Jan 30, 2012, 11:11:15 PM1/30/12
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On 1/30/12 2:55 PM, Ryan Dahl wrote:
> Now that the rewrite on top of libuv is largely complete, I am ceding
> my position as gatekeeper to Isaac Schlueter. Our energy will now be
> largely focused over the next few months on improving the third party
> module system experience including a website for browsing modules, a
> new addon build system, and binary installations from npm. Isaac is in
> the unique position to bridge the gap between core and external
> modules to ensure a pleasant experience. After three years of working
> on Node, this frees me up to work on research projects. I am still an
> employee at Joyent and will advise from the sidelines but I won't be
> involved in the day-to-day bug fixes. Isaac has final say over what
> makes it into the releases. Appeals for new features, changes, and bug
> fixes should now be directed at him.


Thank you both for this platform that saved me from a dreadful object
oriented software pattern existence. Node.js peeled back the layers and
layers of abstraction that had congealed over the years, and made it
okay for a programmer to once again, lay hands on the operating system.
A whole new crop of programmers is coming up that know their UDP from
their TCP. They are scary smart and out of control productive.

It would be difficult to overstate the importance of Node.js, but all to
easy to invite an accusation of over-hyping Node.js. Let me understate
that I see a bright future for Node.js.

I am grateful to have this platform in which to express myself.

Thank you.

--
Alan Gutierrez - @bigeasy


Sanat Gersappa

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Jan 30, 2012, 11:15:56 PM1/30/12
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Thanks for the awesome work and good luck for future projects. I'm sure node is in good hands and will continue to thrive.

Mohamed Mansour

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Jan 30, 2012, 11:34:47 PM1/30/12