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    Debian developer to go into orbit
    Posted on Sunday, July 22 @ 18:14:19 BST

    Self made millionaire, and (former?) Debian developer, Mark Shuttleworth, 27, has begun cosmonaut-training for a touristic excursion to the final frontier. Thanks to Bruce Perens for the indirect tip-off. Mark will no doubt be the first of many space-faring Debian developers to come.

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  • "Debian developer to go into orbit" | Login/Create Account | 3 comments

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    Re: Debian developer to go into orbit (Score: 1)
    by Netsnipe (netsnipe .at. debianplanet .dot. org) on Monday, July 23 @ 09:59:54 BST
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    Perhaps Edward should calculate the furthest distance travelled by a Debian developer in addition to his previous work. I'd guess Mark would win hands down unless a Debian Developer aims for the moon = )

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    Re: Debian developer to go into orbit (Score: 1)
    by James ( on Monday, July 23 @ 18:42:22 BST
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    With all the talk about the appropriateness of verbose vacation emails...

    Subject: [VAC] Going into orbit...

    I will be "off the planet" for a few days. Please NMU...

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    Re: Debian developer to go into orbit (Score: 1)
    by Netsnipe (netsnipe at. debianplanet dot. org) on Tuesday, July 24 @ 04:22:57 BST
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    He'd have to get his stuff NMU'ed(non-maintainer uploads). Too bad he can't build packages on the Win2K boxes inside the ISS...I wonder what the latency of SSH to would be...hehe...

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