Re: RIP Frans Thamura

aristides villarreal

Rest in peace

El jue., 22 de jun. de 2017 a la(s) 20:11, Daniel Wildt <dwildt@...> escribió:
Very sad news. :(

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On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:59 PM, Aaron Hxoux <dca_33@...> wrote:
I remember Frans very well... He once came out to California for a JavaOne; and he wanted to see where all the big tech companies were in Silicon Valley... I remember giving him a ride down highway 101... showing him the campus of Google, Yahoo, Sun, Cisco.... it was a dream of his to work for one of these companies...

Yes, Frans was a bit controversial... but in a healthy and diverse community, one shouldn't pick and choose who gets to be a part of it... Java is for everyone...


Aaron Houston
San Jose, CA

> On Jun 22, 2017, at 12:59 PM, Thomas Wiradikusuma <wiradikusuma@...> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> It saddens me to announce that Frans Thamura, a friend and Leader of
> JUG Indonesia, has passed away today. Details are scarce, but he had
> been hospitalized due to stroke since early of June 2017.
> For those who don't know him, Frans Thamura is the pioneer of JUG in
> Indonesia. He also had been helping underprilidged students to learn
> Java and lift their standards of living. He's outspoken, a bit
> controversial, but idealistic with his dreams. He will certainly be
> missed by many.
> Note: I'm no longer in Indonesia, so I'm not the best person to help
> deliver anything in person to his family.
> Regards,
> Thomas Wiradikusuma

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