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Friday, August 17, 2007

Reports: Richard Stallman, founder of GNU Project missing in Peru

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Wikinews
has learned that Richard Stallman, the founder of the GNU Project, might be missing in Peru after a massive 8.0 earthquake struck the country on August 15.

According to e-mails and forum posts obtained by Wikinews, Stallman was traveling from Lima to Chimbote with a man named Mario Ramos on August 15, when the quake struck and was expected to arrive in Chimbote on Monday August 20, but he has not been heard from since the disaster.

Wikinews has contacted the GNU Project by e-mail, but has not yet received a response.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good news, it was pointed out to me that he was spotted posting on the emacs mailing list just a few minutes ago.

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-08/index.html

I doubt he even knows that people think he is missing.

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