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It was with much shock and surprise that the following message has
been observed on-line.
This was announced on freenode:
-christel- [Global Notice] On the 12th September Rob Levin,
known to many as Freenode's lilo, was hit by a car while riding
his bike. He suffered head injuries and passed away in hospital
on the 16th. For more information please visit
Rob 'lilo' Levin was the founder and leader of the Freenode IRC network.
My own comments
His support for FLOSS software, and his commitment to help others were
In my dealings with him he was a really nice guy, both on-line and on
the the phone.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Stories on /. digg and many other networks starting to appear.
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