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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.

hpr2459 :: free software's long tail

Response to hpr2443 :: pdmenu by pdmenu's author

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Hosted by Joey Hess on 2018-01-04 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: pdmenu,free software.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2)

Surprised to see in my podcast feed an episode about an insignificant program which I'd written two decades earlier, I thought I'd record a response with some thoughts on free software's long tail.


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Comment #1 posted on 2018-01-04T15:31:47Z by dodddummy

My new favorite episode

If this episode doesn't warm your heart, you don't have one.

Comment #2 posted on 2018-01-04T17:20:53Z by Dave Morriss

Thanks for this Joey

I was surprised and very happy that my episode about pdmenu resulted in you becoming an HPR contributor. I hope you feel motivated to contribute more!

It was a great episode. Also, as a Perl enthusiast I'm delighted to hear that's where pdmenu originated :-)

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