[TUHS] Fwd: Message from the family of Bram Moolenaar

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Sun Aug 6 11:34:25 AEST 2023


Thanks very much for the note.

The world for me is a greyer place with his passing.

Lots of articles on the ’Net of his passing.


> On 6 Aug 2023, at 06:08, Steffen Nurpmeso <steffen at sdaoden.eu> wrote:
> I do not know whether it is right, and i am surely not the right
> person to mourn in public, but i wanted to forward this.



	Main author of Vim, the text editor.

	I have been working on all kinds of software, 
		from machine code and assembly, via embedded software 
		to user interfaces and web applications.

	Spending most of my time working on Vim 9 script: faster, better.

	Now retired. 
	Last work i did for Google was modernizing Merchant Center.

	Worked on a nice new programming language: Zimbu. Paused for now.

		Spell checking algorithms, complex designs, being different.


A Tribute to Bram Moolenaar, The Maestro Behind Vim Code Editor

In a profound loss to the world of computing and software development, 
	Bram Moolenaar, 
the creator of the widely respected Vim code editor, has passed away at the age of 62. 
The family announced his passing in a heartfelt Google Groups message on August 5, 
revealing a sudden progression of a medical condition that had afflicted him.


Family Announcement


Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design 
0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
PO Box 38, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA

mailto:sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au http://members.tip.net.au/~sjenkin

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