Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jul 2012 21:26 UTC, submitted by M.Onty
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Andre Hedrick, a principal engineer and operating system architect at Cisco Systems and a Linux kernel contributor, has died. He leaves behind a wife, four young children and many friends. Andre made a significant contribution to personal computing history in a way few people fully realise." I indeed had no idea. It's subtle, but quite important indeed. Worth reading, and our thoughts and condolences with his family and friends.
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by quackalist on Fri 27th Jul 2012 01:54 UTC in reply to "Comment by Lazarus"
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I read this earlier, and had no idea of his importance in the struggle to keep computing open and not totally in thrall to corporate interests.

Thanks, RIP.

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