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Debian founder Ian Murdock has died

The founder of Deb Ian distribution Ian Murdock died the 28th of december 2015 at the age of 42. Police Department did not immediately have information on Murdock’s cause of death.
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He gave his name to the debian distribution. The word « Debian » was formed as a combination his girlfriend Debra Lynn and his own first. name Ian,

“Ian helped pioneer the notion of a truly open project and community, embracing open design and open contribution; in fact the formative document of the open source movement itself (the Open Source Definition) was originally a Debian position statement,” Docker chief executive Ben Golub wrote in the blog post. “It is a testament to Ian’s commitment to openness and community that there are now more than 1,000 people currently involved in Debian development.”

In Memoriam: Ian Murdock