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From: Jacob Moody <moody@mail.posixcafe.org>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] rip mycroftiv
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 10:37:35 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0c17ccc0-c2fa-2da8-df51-9c45c91c4ba8@posixcafe.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9953ab52-844c-83df-0dd0-d2650baf4f05@posixcafe.org>

On 7/19/22 17:18, Jacob Moody wrote:
> On 7/19/22 14:12, Stanley Lieber wrote:
>> all,
>> i'm sorry to announce that today we learned mycroftiv (creator of ants, grid, etc.) has passed away. further information is not available at this time. he will be sorely missed.
>> sl
> Mycroftiv helped guide me through my learning of the world of plan9. From helping me get wifi drivers installed on my first bare metal setup,
> to encouraging me to take my first steps towards being an active member, to teaching me about the crazy magic he was up to with spawngrid.
> His thoughts on namespaces have been integral to how I think and view the system. He was always looking for ways to use plan9 to better
> understand the world around us, or as a medium for communicating his thoughts and feelings. He helped push not only myself but the community
> and system as a whole. For these, I can not thank him enough.
> To mycroftiv, a visionary, a friend, and a mentor, you will be missed.

Given recent information, I feel obligated to rescind these words.
I can't in good moral standing let this endorsement sit.

I guess its hard to really know someone through a screen.
I feel like I lost a friend twice, first physically, then
as the person I remember them to be.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-07-22 16:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-07-19 20:12 Stanley Lieber
2022-07-19 21:16 ` Thaddeus Woskowiak
2022-07-19 22:44   ` Mack Wallace
2022-07-19 23:18 ` Jacob Moody
2022-07-19 23:56   ` V.M. Haas
2022-07-20  2:59     ` william
2022-07-22 16:37   ` Jacob Moody [this message]
2022-07-20  9:07 ` Tom Schwindl
2022-07-20 15:09 ` Sigrid Solveig Haflínudóttir
2022-07-26  4:11 ` Amavect
2022-08-25 11:49   ` umbraticus
2022-08-25 19:02     ` qwx
2022-08-26  1:53     ` Amavect
2022-08-26  2:57     ` Thaddeus Woskowiak
2022-07-26  4:35 ` Amavect
2022-07-26  4:51   ` william

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