[Cin] Sad news: Our developer Good Guy has passed away

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Tue Nov 10 09:32:19 CET 2020

Rest in peace, dear Good Guy...
We will definitely continue your work, although we understand that this 
loss is irreparable for us...

09.11.2020 22:57, Sam via Cin пишет:
> It is with dismay and sadness that I have to announce this devastating 
> news that our highly esteemed developer W.P. Morrow aka Good Guy died in 
> a traffic accident last Monday at the age of 66. Bill, as he also called 
> in private, was as so often in his free time, out for sports riding his 
> bicycle when he was hit by a truck. He was taken to hospital, but 
> unfortunately he succumbed to his severe injuries.
> This news is shocking and makes me speechless, although I find it 
> extremely difficult to find words due to my sadness, I would like to 
> remember him at this point.
> A look back shows that, together with Phyllis, he has pushed this 
> project forward with great passion, dedication and commitment. His 
> ingenuity and creative solutions were always an enrichment for this 
> project. He was never too comfortable to tackle even small problems and 
> improvements to make the life of the users easier. You could tell that 
> he enjoyed programming a lot. He enjoyed improving Cinelerra-GG and 
> interacting with the community. He has acted selflessly and for the good 
> of all, and through his commitment to free and open software, he has 
> made this world a bit freer and better.
> The gap he leaves behind is huge and filling it will be hard.
> Thanks for everything dear Bill. It was a great honor and pleasure to 
> work with you. You will be remembered. We will miss you. Rest in peace.
> I express my condolences to Phyllis, his family and friends.
> Sam
> P.S.: Phyllis has expressed the wish to resume work on the project at a 
> later date, currently she needs some time off, and to participate in the 
> documentation and correspondence as usual. I will continue to support 
> this project as before. The monthly releases cannot be offered in the 
> same way at the moment. Minor changes and improvements will take place 
> from time to time. We are open for new developers and hope for your 
> support.

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