please keep us updated about his situation

Mardetanha

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 11:06 PM, rupert THURNER <rupert.thur...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> All the best brane!!
> On Nov 23, 2015 18:43, "Samir Elsharbaty" <selsharb...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Brane,
> >
> > I didn't have the pleasure of meeting you but I heard a lot of nice
> > stories, so, please get well soon because I would like to have this
> > pleasure!
> >
> > --
> > Samir Elsharbaty,
> > Wikipedia Education Program
> > Wikimedia Foundation
> > +20.100.944.3478
> > education.wikimedia.org
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 11:58 AM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Brane,
> > > Good wishes and get well soon.
> > > Regards.
> > >
> > > On 22 November 2015 at 06:18, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have had the pleasure of meeting and talking to Brane at some
> length,
> > > in
> > > > Belgrade, in Hong Kong, and perhaps elsewhere too.  He is thoughtful
> > and
> > > > dedicated, and as Milos said, has played a huge part in building up
> > > Serbian
> > > > Wikipedia and Wikimedia Serbia.
> > > >
> > > > Brane, I wish you a full recovery, and hope to have the chance to see
> > you
> > > > again, somewhere in the world or around the wikis.
> > > >
> > > > Regards from the Wikisource gathering in Vienna,
> > > >
> > > >     Asaf
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 4:23 PM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Pine asked me a good question: Where to express support? I think
> > > > > whatever you think is the most appropriate. This thread works, as
> > > > > well. His email is bra...@gmail.com. You have the link to his
> > Facebook
> > > > > page via WMRS photo. He is using Twitter, as well @branej.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 12:40 AM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > > At some point of time, the best you could do is to reach for a
> > > > > > superstition and hope it will work. It doesn't matter how it will
> > be
> > > > > > explained after, but at this point of time, it's only that
> > > > > > superstition which matters.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > My particular superstition is that Brane would be able to see his
> > > > > > eulogy and that we'll be able to laugh together. You know, it's a
> > > rare
> > > > > > opportunity to see how your eulogy would look like, so I hope I
> am
> > > > > > giving it to him.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > An hour ago I heard that he is in critical condition. At first, I
> > was
> > > > > > thinking what should I write after he dies. Then, I realized
> that I
> > > > > > should write it now and post it after. Then, it's come into my
> mind
> > > > > > that I should send it immediately as, at least, I could think
> about
> > > > > > reading with him this eulogy and your comments after he recovers.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Since August 2014 he is struggling with bone cancer. His curse is
> > > that
> > > > > > his body is so strong, that chemotherapy is not working yet.
> > > > > > Paradoxically, we hope that his body is weak enough now that it
> > will
> > > > > > finally accept chemotherapy. Monday would be crucial day for him.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > He is one of those "invisible" Wikimedians who actually
> contributed
> > > > > > significantly to our movement. Some of you, mostly those who
> > visited
> > > > > > Belgrade, know him.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > He is one of the founders of Wikimedia Serbia. It's a pity that
> he
> > is
> > > > > > in this condition while WMRS is preparing to celebrate its 10th
> > > > > > anniversary. Here is our photo from the founding assembly [1].
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Presently, he is a board member of Wikimedia Serbia.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > His epic fight for copyright correctness on Serbian Wikipedia
> > created
> > > > > > the foundations of the present day strict copyright rules. It's a
> > > > > > great achievement for a project of such size and it was possible
> > just
> > > > > > because of him.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > While he was active editor, he was highly trusted Wikipedian and
> he
> > > > > > was administrator, bureaucrat and checkuser on Serbian Wikipedia,
> > as
> > > > > > well as on a number of of other projects in Serbian language.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Alpha software for transliteration between Cyrillic and Latin
> > scripts
> > > > > > of Serbian language in MediaWiki was his work. That was the basis
> > for
> > > > > > the future implementation. It was the first software of that kind
> > > > > > implemented in one web engine.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > He is my close friend. Besides a lot of things which he did,
> which
> > > > > > will be mentioned at appropriate time, I want to say that many
> > things
> > > > > > which I did wouldn't be possible without his contribution.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > He is now very exhausted and he won't be able to read this today
> or
> > > > > > tomorrow. However, I am sure he will be able to read it on
> Monday,
> > > > > > after he recovers a bit. So, your support matters, no matter of
> my
> > > > > > superstitious reasons for sending this email.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > [1]
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> https://www.facebook.com/wikimedia.rs/photos/a.826279217387658.1073741828.294923960523189/1198903920125184/
> > > > >
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