Monty Taylor wrote:
> On 02/02/2018 09:52 AM, Adam Spiers wrote:
>> Dear Stackers,
>> Since git and Gerrit are at the heart of our development process, I am
>> passing on this very sad news from the git / Gerrit communities that
>> Shawn Pearce has passed away after an aggressive lung cancer.
>> Shawn was founder of Gerrit / JGit / libgit2 / git-gui, and the third
>> most prolific contributor to git itself.
>> He is survived by his wife and two young sons. A memorial fund has
>> been set up in aid of the boys' education and future:
>> Thank you Shawn for enriching our lives with your great contributions
>> to the FLOSS community.
> OpenStack would not be where it is today without Shawn's work.
In open source in general, and in OpenStack in particular, we stand on
the shoulders of a multitude of giants. Shawn will be missed.
Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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