Moving on :)

Moving on :)
by Jahanshah Javid

Dear Friends, has been through many changes in its nearly 17 years of existence. The only constant has been my editorship. That too is about to change.

Starting next month I will no longer be having a role in management. I have sold my shares to my partner Saïd Amin and will be pursuing a new project. For the next few months I will stay on as a caretaker editor until a replacement is found.

Any dynamic organization needs to carry on independently without relying on one person. This is a big step in that direction, followed by major changes in design in the near future. These much-needed changes will revolutionize your experience on with the latest tools and gadgets.

My experience with has been a blast. It truly has. Every single day has been full of fun and excitement, so much so that no amount of hardship or disappointment ever had a lasting impact. At some point I might reflect on the meaning of it all, but the only judgement that counts is yours.

I want to express special thanks to my dear friend Nazy Kaviani for contributing much of the best content in the past few years and being a tremendous help in maintaining the site as a volunteer. I could not have managed without her good taste and dedication.

But the biggest Thank You goes to You for feeling comfortable with contributing thousands and thousands of pages of your aspirations and frustrations. And you can continue to do so. will always be your home.

Lots of love



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همیشه در کنارت،درین تارنما بوده‌ام و خواهم ماند.کاش زمانه نیز همچو ما بدین گونه دلخوشی داشت.

به احترامِ فراوان ..

شرابِ قرمز.


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I read somewhere that: "Those who don't row the boat, rock the boat."

Our community is much better with the rocking of the boat, than with the rowing of it. Judging with delicacy, but refusing to lift a finger and actually take on a significant task.

Not so much you: Thanks to your perseverence and "rowing", this venture did much good and I hope will continue to do so.  At times, I wished it rowed differently, but Kudos to you for taking on such a collosal task.

And I hope you "row your boat" to continuingly inspired shores.

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