Brian Guthrie writes,
Aaron was a tireless supporter of the open internet and an old-school hacker. To honor his memory and his contributions to technical community, Aaron's family and friends wanted to provide a way to share their memories that:
* uses free and open source software wherever possible
* licenses its content under the Creative Commons
* is open to the technical community to hack on and contribute to
* leverages tools that Aaron used and contributed to, like Markdown and RSS
If you'd like to contribute, please fork the repo on Github and get hacking. You can also email your thoughts to email@example.com, and we'll shift them onto the website as quickly as possible.
rememberaaronsw/rememberaaronsw · GitHub
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