Bazaar developers’ blog

September 1, 2010

farewell, Ian

Filed under: Uncategorized — Martin Pool @ 2:35 am

I am grieved to say that my friend and colleague Ian Clatworthy died last night, after a long and horrible struggle with cancer. He and his wife Geri celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary yesterday before he passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home, with his family.

I’ve known Ian for eleven years and he has worked at Canonical since 2007. He made large contributions to Bazaar, including launching and driving the bzr-explorer project. Even though he had many technical and business achievements, the most remarkable and inspiring thing was what a thoroughly nice man he was. He was determined to change the world for the better, both in software and in how people relate to each other, and he accomplished both. He will be missed, and remembered.

– Martin

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Ian Clatworthy 1966-2010

October 29, 2009

welcome garyvdm!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Martin Pool @ 12:34 am

Gary van der Merwe, a long-standing bzr and qbzr contributor, is the newest bzr pqm committer.

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