The PEAR Project has lost a member of its community. Bertrand Gugger (toggg) passed away in the night from June 16th to 17th after suffering a heart attack.
Bertrand was involved in the maintenance of several important PEAR packages, including the Validate package family.
He leaves behind a wife and four children, who have our deepest sympathy. He will be missed.
The SPIP project, where Bertrand was involved as well, has compiled a list of his achievements as a tribute to him. It is available at