[Sugar-devel] [Sugar-news] Sugar DIgest 2015-05-26
martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com
Tue May 26 18:01:41 EDT 2015
I never had to chance to meet Marco but I can say that I only have heard
wonderful things about him, as a human being and as an engineer. My most
sincere condolences to his family and friends.
On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Christoph Derndorfer <
christoph at olpcnews.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
>> 1. It is with great sadness that write these words: Marco Presenti
>> Gritti, the principal Sugar developer from Red Hat from 2006 to 2008 and
>> one of the founders of Sugar Labs, passed away this past weekend after a
>> long illness. Marco was a brilliant engineer whose work still reverberates
>> throughout the Sugar stack and a warm, personable colleague, father, and
>> husband. We will miss you Marco.
> Thank you for sharing this sad news which I - and I assume many others
> here - would have missed otherwise.
> Reading it made me go back through my e-mail and photo archives and I
> found this shot from FUDCon Brno in September 2008:
> [image: Inline image 1]
> I'll always remember mpg like that: A brilliant and cheerful software
> engineer amidst like-minded and equally friendly and dedicated software
> geniuses who built the foundations of Sugar.
> And +1 to Gonzalo's suggestions of dedicating 0.106 to Marco and his young
> If anyone has his physical address please let me know as I'd love send my
> condolences to his two Danielas in this time of sadness and mourning.
>> == Sugar Digest ==
>> 2. For those of you who are interested, we hold our GSoC group meetings
>> on Fridays, 11:00 EST (Boston), 14:00 UTC on irc.freenode.net
>> === Tech Talk ===
>> 3. Peter Robinson, Sam Parkinson, Sean Daly, and Iain Brown Douglas have
>> done a great job of revamping the Sugar on a Stick spin site for Fedora.
>> Please see .
>> === Sugar Labs ===
>> 4. Please visit our planet .
>>  http://spins.stg.fedoraproject.org/en/soas/
>>  http://planet.sugarlabs.org
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
>> Community-news mailing list
>> Community-news at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Christoph Derndorfer
> volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]
> editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
> co-founder, TechnikBasteln® [www.technikbasteln.net]
> e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu
> Community-news mailing list
> Community-news at lists.sugarlabs.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Sugar-devel