Henrik Gedenryd has passed away
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Mon Oct 24 15:21:55 UTC 2005
If a group of people would like to gather and test the code for the
subpixel rendering of the blue look of henrik
this would be really good.
>>> Dear Squeakers,
>>> I don't recall why I started looking around the Internet for
>>> about Henrik the latest week - I have always had a strange
>>> feeling about
>>> him so abruptly leaving the Squeak community but thought he had just
>>> moved on to other frontiers.
>>> I have now verified (99.9%, it is a very uncommon name in Sweden)
>>> the Swedish IRS that Henrik Gedenryd in fact passed away in november
>>> 2002 at the age of 32. I recall he was working in England at the
>>> and in an email he sent me just a month before he said he was moving
>>> back home to Sweden in november. I have no idea what happened.
>> I've been behind on the mail list for a while, and now am stunned
>> by this news.
>> Henrik was so bright and fearless. He's the only person who
>> really worked through my first attempt at modules, and understood
>> and worked with the reorganizeEverything logic. He was a
>> tireless and enthusiastic collaborator. I now feel double pain
>> that we were not able to get this into the mainstream in a way
>> that worked for everyone. His font work was also extraordinary,
>> and I'm glad to find that paper on "Universal Composition". But
>> too late, alas. Aaaugh.
>> Thank you GÐran, for letting us all know. It would indeed be nice
>> to get something substantive or at least decorative into Squeak as
>> a memorial.
> I definitely agree. I will try to see to that in one way or the other.
>> - Dan
> regards, Göran
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