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.
>>
>>     https://gitenterprise.me/2018/01/30/shawn-pearce-a-true-leader/
>>     https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/jan/30/shawn-pearce/
>>     https://twitter.com/cdibona/status/957822400518696960
>>    
>> https://public-inbox.org/git/CAP8UFD0aKqT5YXJx9-MqeKCKhOVGxninRf8tv30=hkgvmhg...@mail.gmail.com/T/#mf5c158c68565c1c68c80b6543966ef2cad6d151c
>>
>>    
>> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/repo-discuss/B4P7G1YirdM/discussion
>>
>>
>> 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:
>>
>> https://gitenterprise.me/2018/01/30/gerrithub-io-donations-to-shawns-family/
>>
>>
>> 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.

Indeed.

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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