On Tue, 25 May 2021 15:06:01 +0100
Neil Bowers <ne...@neilb.org> wrote:

> I’m sad to have to report that Raun "Spider" Boardman (SPIDB on CPAN) has
> recently passed away, due to complications of COVID.
> Spider released several distributions to CPAN, one of which (Net::Dnet) is
> still there. It looks like he tidied up older things.
> Spider originally worked at Digital, where his daughter told me he worked on
> Unix (and presumably then Ultrix), and then stayed through acquisitions by
> Compaq and then HP, where he had worked on security.
> Looking at early Perl 5 releases, I found that he not only contributed bug
> fixes to Perl itself, but was also contributing tweaks to hints files as well.
> Neil

sorry to hear that. R.I.P.

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