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From: Jaime Vives Piqueres
Date: 3 May 2008 06:58:45
Message: <481c4565@news.povray.org>
I'm sorry to tell you all that I just discovered that George Pantazopoulos
died last year, at age 29.

During 2007 I did raytrace very little, and didn't use XRS at all, but
recently I started again to use it. Trying to get the latest version, I
found that George site, gammaburst.net, was gone. So I decided to google a
bit to see if he was hanging around on other sites... unfortunately, one of
the first search results was this one:


I can only but agree with what Kate Tsui says about him: he was a very nice
person, always ready to help me with whatever problem I had with his
wonderful XRS patch, and seems this was his usual attitude with everyone...

It's too late now, but anyhow I want to correspond him by offering my help
to anyone who has problems compiling or running XRS, that is, doing the same
he did for me.


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