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Sven Guckes RIP

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Longtime FOSS contributor and advocate Sven Guckes has died at 55. A Twitter posting and news article (both in German) describe the Berlin-based Guckes as someone who was always ready to help users get the most out of their systems on Usenet and IRC. His home page and a Hacker News posting have more information as well. RIP. (Thanks to Martin Michlmayr.)

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Command line tool lover and Free Software enthusiast Sven Guckes

  • Command line tool lover and Free Software enthusiast Sven Guckes died

    On Sunday 20 February, Sven Guckes died. Sven was a long term member of the Free Software community and an great advocate for command line tools.

    The first time I got an e-mail from Sven was, when he was scolding me because of an e-mail I sent to the mutt-user mailing list. Sven complained about my horrible English and told me that I have to take more time to edit e-mails before sending them to a public mailing list out of respect to all the readers.

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