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The Tampa Ruby Brigade Message Board › The passing of Jim Weirich

The passing of Jim Weirich

Gavin S.
I'm sad to report that last night the Ruby community lost one of our finest. If you never had the pleasure of meeting Jim you have most certainly been touched, influenced, and helped by his work. Each time you install a gem, use rake, or use parts of Ruby, you are benefiting from Jim's work, passion, and kindness.
I think this tweet sums up the best way to honor Jim:­
0) Go learn something new
1) Share it
2) Make someone laugh
3) Be a kind person.
As a group, I think we should take the time today to contribute to some open source in Jim's memory, or at least take the time to thank an open source contributor, or Rubyist, who has helped or inspired you. Maybe take the time to watch one of his fantastic talks. I suggest­ (youtube is broken, but the downloads might work) -- or this version­
Jim, we are going to miss you.
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