Subject: Boyd Roberts dead in Paris
To: None <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: regional-au
Date: 07/12/2005 11:23:30
I don't know how many of you will have known Boyd. Once bitten by his
acid tongue, few would forget it. (I was a victim several times, of his
work to deflate anybody's swollen ego)

But for all he was a bastard at times, I'm sad he died.


> From: Dave Lukes <>
> To: Fans of the OS Plan 9 from Bell Labs <>
> Reply-To: Fans of the OS Plan 9 from Bell Labs <>
> Subject: [9fans] Boyd
> Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 12:27:47 +0100
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> There's no easy way to say this, so I'll just say it.
> Boyd was found dead in his flat in Paris a couple of days ago.
> His ex-wife Cath just called me to tell me.
> Friends hadn't heard from him for a while, so they called the police 
> who broke in and found him dead.
> Sorry to be so blunt, but, like I said, there's never an easy way to 
> say this kind of thing.
> A wake and memorial will be forthcoming in some form.
> DaveL.