Some tragic news for the Perl community...the following was posted to p5p and the Perl/Tk lists today:
I am sad to inform you all that yesterday evening,
Nick Ing-Simmons died following a massive heart attack.
His partner, Medi is concerned to ensure that this news
reaches all his friends online. Please pass this message
on to all who knew him.
He will be greatly nissed.
Shona McNeill, PSDCE (formerly Elixent Ltd.)
The Perl community owes much to Nick's contributions. He was
a giant upon whose shoulders we all have stood.