Yes, thanks Glenn, and please add my very best regards and condolences to
I never had the pleasure of meeting him personally, but I feel like I know
him well from our interactions on this list and privately while working on
DUnit and other Delphi related projects.
He will be greatly missed.
From: Juancarlo Añez [mailto:apalala@...]
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 2:28 PM
To: chrismo@...; 'Users of the DUnit Xtreme testing framework for
Subject: Re: [DUnit-interest] Vale Peter McNab
Pete was very enthusiastic about the work we've done in this group, but his
illness made him stay away frequently, sometimes for long periods of time.
Please pass my regards to Pete's family.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Morris [mailto:chrismo@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:30 PM
> To: Users of the DUnit Xtreme testing framework for Delphi
> Subject: Re: [DUnit-interest] Vale Peter McNab
> Thanks for passing on this news, Glenn, albeit very sad. I'm all but
> inactive with this group and I don't believe I ever interacted with
> Peter, but I certainly recognized his name from posts to this
> list. Sad
> news, indeed.
> Glenn Crouch wrote:
> > From: Don Macrae [mailto:don@...]
> > Hi All..
> > Mark Brooks just let me know that Peter died last Tuesday.
> > He was only 64, but has been struggling with leukemia for some time.
> > This is very sad. Peter was the personification of irrepressible. A
> > practical joker and a repository of hammy jokes and stories
> which he
> > himself enjoyed to the max! He was most proud of the time
> he and others
> > inflated a weather balloon in a senior manager's office, through a
> > window. The office door became strangely resistant to
> attempts to open
> > it! He has been a frequent poster to this list, both asking and
> > answering questions. Not a man who had a clue about
> idleness, he was
> > very dedicated to programming, and the odd bit of hardware
> > In recent times He was responsible for creating DUnit2 -
> and this was in
> > his supposed retirement!
> > Peter and I worked together for quite some time, and we had our
> > differences, but they were merely technical. I always took
> my hat off to
> > him for his vitality and commitment. A real character and a man of
> > integrity.
> > Bye Pete!