Subject: Re: author of ping
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/28/2001 21:10:51
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 06:34:01PM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
>   A friend says that the original author of ping(8) got killed in a car
> accident (slashdot content apparently).  Should we put a requiem in the
> man page?

That's, apparently, true, but happened half a year ago (2000 Nov. 20).
See links below for some Web reports.

A one sentence note would be ok, I think; something like this?

	Mike Muuss died in a car accident 2000-Nov-20.