"I am disappointed that no one from the Icinga project
contacted me directly about this before the decision to fork was
made. One of the reasons that was stated for the fork was lack of
communication on my part. The unexpected announcement of this fork
clearly demonstrates that there are communication problems on both
sides of the issue.
"Many of the individual developers in the Icinga project did
what they felt was best in the situation they believed to be true.
They appreciated Nagios, wanted to see it succeed, and wanted to
play a direct role in its evolution. Many of them have been very
active in the Nagios project and community over the years. Their
efforts have been much appreciated by both myself and the community
as a whole. To those individuals, I pose this question - If what
you wanted to do was help create "the" new Nagios interface and be
materially involved in the future development of Nagios, why didn't
you just ask? It's apparent that we all need to improve our
communication and demonstrate better understanding of each
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