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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Russel Winder passed away
Date Sun, 24 Jan 2021 11:41:40 GMT
Yes, variable width font was a kind of signature. And also with variations
of brown or beige for the color palette!

Le dim. 24 janv. 2021 à 11:57, Andy Duncan <andy@adjectivecolournoun.com> a
écrit :

> That is very sad news. I'll never forget the ripple that would go through
> an audience when they realised he was going to do a code presentation with
> a variable width font. A true iconoclast.
>
> Andy
>
> On Sun, 24 Jan 2021, 08:44 Wilson MacGyver, <wmacgyver@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> It's a sad day indeed. I still remember the first time we met at the
>> first ggx in London , after a long discussion. He stared at me with his
>> wild eyes and said “WHY are you using groovy?” Friendships were formed
>> right away. I go to his talk when possible. They are always funny
>>
>> I would always ask questions Russel leads the audience to ask, he's great
>> at doing leading questions in his talks. And of course always tease him as
>> he gets ready for talk forever messing with Linux display settings on his
>> laptop. He was very much a believer of “year of Linux desktop” you will be
>> missed my friend
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 3:30 PM Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Today I heard the very sad news that our good friend Russel Winder
>>> passed away.
>>>
>>> The Groovy community will remember Russel for his great contributions to
>>> the Groovy project, the GPars parallel framework, his presentations at
>>> conferences about Groovy, but also his involvement in the Java ecosystem,
>>> the Python community, and more.
>>>
>>> I'm very sad today to lose a good and dear friend.
>>> I fondly remember our conversations at conferences like Groovy & Grails
>>> eXchange, at GR8Conf, or Greach. He had a wonderful sense of humour, and
>>> was a friendly and lovely person, with deep insight and knowledge.
>>>
>>> [image: graeme-guillaume-russel.jpg]
>>>
>>> My best thoughts and my condolences to his wife Geri and his family.
>>>
>>> Russel, you will be deeply missed.
>>>
>>> Guillaume
>>>
>>> --
>>> Guillaume Laforge
>>> Apache Groovy committer
>>> Developer Advocate @ Google Cloud Platform
>>>
>>> Blog: http://glaforge.appspot.com/
>>> Twitter: @glaforge <http://twitter.com/glaforge>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Omnem crede diem tibi diluxisse supremum.
>>
>

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