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. "Live long and prosper" (also known as https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalom alechem). -- Shlomi Fish https://www.shlomifish.org/ https://is.gd/KNvczZ - The FSF Announces New Versions of the GPL Happy Birthday! You'll be older than I in no time at this rate! — ED Curtis Curtis on Facebook Please reply to list if it's a mailing list post - https://shlom.in/reply .