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Very sad news... I use his tools every time I use Lua and he has made multiple contributions to my projects.
This is a big loss to the community. Thanks for informing us.

On Fri, 16 Nov 2018 at 11:07, Lorenzo Donati <> wrote:
On 14/11/2018 19:47, Hisham wrote:
> Lua community,
> I share with you with great sadness that it has come to my knowledge
> that Peter Melnichenko has passed away.

Very sad. My condolences to you and to his family, if you happen to have
any contact with them.


> I had just recently learned how young he was: he had just concluded
> his bachelor's degree this year, [...]

This makes the news all more saddening.

> FOSS communities bring people together in many different ways. Some of
> us have the opportunity to meet at events, others interact only
> online. I've never had the chance to meet Peter in person, but the
> news of his passing struck me really hard nonetheless. He was a
> well-liked and respected member of this community, and I'm sure other
> members of this list would appreciate being informed, hence this
> message.
> The positive impact of his work will remain, and I'm sure we as a
> community will, in time, carry on his legacy. For now, I would just
> like to share my grief with you all, and extend my thoughts to his
> family and friends.
> Спасибо, Пётр,
> -- Hisham