Ƿe ſee many deaþs in ðe free ſoftƿare community, moſt of ðem relatively youŋ people. Granted, ƿhen ſomeone in Microſoft or Oracle dies it is not neƿs, as ðey hide ðeir engineers & people do not care for ſomeone ƿho ƿorks only for his oƿn, not ðe community’s, benefit. Yet one ſtill gets ðe impreßion ðere are many ſuicides. Perhaps it is to be expected from a community ƿiþ a hiȝ incidence of Aſperger ſyndrome, but perhaps our culture is ſick? I do not intend to pry into a family’s grief, but it makes one ƿonder ƿhat would make a Χian faðer of four youŋ children ſuicidal… or ſuch an youŋ perſon as ðe Diaſpora cofounder a feƿ monþs ago.