We mourn the loss of Seth Vidal
Seth was a lead developer of yum and the update repository system, and a contributor to the CentOS project as well as the original Fedora Extras system. He worked tirelessly on the infrastructure for the Fedora Project to make all systems work well and consistently for our contributors around the world. He was a gifted speaker, a brilliant thinker, a clever wit, a humble and genuinely funny person, and a good friend.
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Seth was a charitable soul, in words and in deeds. His family has requested that any donations in his memory be made to one of the following worthy charities:
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- The French community
- The Italian community
- User:Kevin - An Incomplete rememberance of a friend
- Seth Vidal in Memoriam
- Goodbye to a Great Friend
- A humble farewell to Seth Vidal
- Michael's post to project mailing list
- Funeral memorial site
- LWN article with several remembrances from friends in the comments
- A sad day — Brian Hanson
- In memoriam − Konstantin Ryabitsev
- Our friend Seth − Greg DeKoenigsberg
- Romanian community
- The Indonesian Community
- Have you been half asleep? And have you heard voices? - Paul Frields
- In Memory of Seth Vidal - Tom 'spot' Callaway
- "Seth was a long-time customer of our bookshop. Every time he walked in our door, his seemingly ever-present smile got us smiling too. It felt good
just to be around him. I certainly didn't know him well, but I know that the world is a better place because Seth was in it." - Tom Campbell, co-owner THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP