SGML: Memory of Yuri Rubinsky (1952-1996)

SGML: Memory of Yuri Rubinsky (1952-1996)

Article: 12291 of comp.text.sgml
Newsgroups: comp.text.sgml
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 19:23:57 -0600
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From: Len Bullard <>
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Subject: Re: HyperG anticipations (was: SGML and the US DoD)

[Len Bullard]

on [the passing of Yuri]... since this was announced on the HTML working
group list:

My sadness at the passing of Yuri Rubinsky is more than can be expressed
here... or ever...  but I can speak of him, for he gave to me, as he did to
all of us, the gift of his time and his witty, charitable, tireless spirit.

For you who are new to SGML or HTML, he was one of the finest men in the
industry.  Yuri was the leader and teacher who took many of us in and
taught us, and listened to us, and made for us opportunities.  He was one
the most decent and skilled men i have known.  My great joy is that he was
my friend, and because of that, much of my life was joyful and hopeful.  My
great sorrow is that i did not tell him that while he could hear. I loved
him as a brother, and respected him as a man.

Let the history of SGML show, in the beginning, there were two great
leaders.  One, the inventor, the other, the great provider and peacemaker?
Where shall we go now for sustenance and peace?  I shall miss you, dear
friend and teacher.  Godspeed, Yuri.  Be now our guardian angel in service
of the Almighty.

Len Bullard