Today is Volunteer Responsibility Amnesty Day, and with a heavy heart I, Juan Luis, would like to announce that I am stepping down as maintainer of poliastro, almost a decade after creating the project.
Some of you might find this surprising, some others may have seen this coming for some time.
This is a continuation of my decision to
step down as co-maintainer of
a year ago, and a realization of the fact that
I have been spending less and less time in poliastro in the past months.
Before getting into details about why stepping down now, I would like to comfort existing users by saying that I spoke to Jorge Martínez, co-maintainer since he started as a Google Summer of Code Student in 2018-2019, and he accepted taking over the maintenance of the project. The pace will …