"I received this email last night, and I did seriously the
nomination. I found Seemant on IRC and bounced the idea off of him
of having both of us accept our nominations, post a platform to
-nfp--basically saying 'if you elect us, this is what we will be
doing. x, y, z. The platform would have been blunt, to-the-point,
likely extremely popular with users, and likely very controversial
with developers. Seemant and I are in basic agreement on what is
wrong with Gentoo and what needs to be done to fix it.
"The short answer is that Seemant was more interested in
pursuing a more independent and non-political direction to help
Gentoo, similar to the path I outlined in a prior blog
post--working with the community..."