[dancer-users] Adopting Dancer::Plugin::Passphrase
xdg at xdg.me
Thu Sep 18 14:34:41 BST 2014
Thank you for filling in the missing pieces and providing an obituary
link. I've transitioned JAITKEN to PAUSE custodial status and transferred
his modules to the ADOPTME account.
PAUSE maintainers will transfer ownership of those modules to anyone who
volunteers to take over.
On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 4:26 AM, James Ronan <james at ronanweb.co.uk> wrote:
> Further to this, regarding an obituary - I had a dig and found it:
> On 18/09/14 09:17, James Ronan wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > On 17/09/14 19:18, David Golden wrote:
> >> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 4:33 AM, James Ronan <james at ronanweb.co.uk
> >> <mailto:james at ronanweb.co.uk>> wrote:
> >> If it helps, as his friend, I agree to it on his behalf ;)
> >> James,
> >> Requests to the Dancer project for information/details on James' passing
> >> were not returned, so James' modules weren't put into the usual
> >> "custodial" status. Was an obituary published or are there additional
> >> details that can be shared to corroborate what happened?
> > As James was estranged from his family it took some time for them to be
> > tracked down, and as a result it's been difficult for us to get any more
> > information.
> > As far as we know, the accident he had a couple of months previous to
> > his passing - where by he was struck by a motor vehicle whilst on foot -
> > was the underlying cause.
> > When he returned to work, and we spent some time talking, he told me
> > that the doctors had confirmed that he had some form of damage to his
> > brain, but they were happy he was showing good progress with healing and
> > so he was allowed to return to work. Over the course of those 2 months
> > the injury to his leg was well on it's way to healing and he no longer
> > required the walking stick he was using.
> > About a week later we didn't hear from James for the tail end of a week
> > (This was not uncommon as we all telecommute and occasionally we just
> > get on with what we're doing). The shock came on the Monday morning when
> > we had a message from his girlfriend that he had passed away.
> > The details weren't clear, he had apparently returned to hospital
> > because he was feeling unwell, as to whether he passed away in hospital
> > or was again released we're unsure. Needless to say we didn't really
> > press his girlfriend for more information given the situation.
> > I can confirm however that due to the support of his friends, the Perl
> > community and even some complete strangers, that James did get a decent
> > funeral and a proper send off. So my personal thanks to all those that
> > contributed, as it was a send off he deserved.
> > Hope this helps shed some light, and allows us to keep James' modules
> > Thanks again,
> > JamesR
> James Ronan
David Golden <xdg at xdg.me> Twitter/IRC: @xdg
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