[orca-list] Jos Lemmens passed away on November 9, 2021

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Fri Jan 7 13:39:51 UTC 2022

Very sad to hear of his passing, Didier. I knew him through W3C work. He
was indeed a capable technologist and a most gentle soul. His passing is
indeed a loss.



Orca screen reader developers writes:
> Hi,
> I have been sad to learn that we lost Jos from his web page:
> http://jlemmens.nl/
> http://ta.twi.tudelft.nl/dv/staff/lemmens/jlemmens.nl/
> Quote from this page:
> --
> Update November 9, 2021: I am very sorry to inform you that Jos quietly passed
> away this morning.
> He will be remembered as our own dear, clever, little "Stephen Hawking".
> His brother Kees and other family.
> His VPS server was closed recently and this website is now temporarily hosted at
> the TU Delft.
> --
> Los was the developer of eBook-speaker and daisy-player, both included in Slint.
> I had communicated with him not so long ago.
> I will miss him.
> Best regards,
> Didier
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Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Co-Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa

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