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Offline JustLie

Apologies if this has been posted already, but inspired by Going Postal some tech-savvy Pratchetteers have created a GNU-code that can be added to most websites and even email, so as to keep Terry Pratchett's name forever 'clacking' around the internet.
This website tells you how to add code: http://www.gnuterrypratchett.com
And this is for anyone who wants to know more about the origin of the code: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/11474455/Terry-Pratchett-will-live-on-in-the-clacks-thanks-to-fans-programming-code.html
Hope some of you will feel inspired to add the code to your website/email/blog :)
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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2015, 07:26:19 PM »
Apologies if this has been posted already, but inspired by Going Postal some tech-savvy Pratchetteers have created a GNU-code that can be added to most websites and even email, so as to keep Terry Pratchett's name forever 'clacking' around the internet.
This website tells you how to add code: http://www.gnuterrypratchett.com
And this is for anyone who wants to know more about the origin of the code: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/11474455/Terry-Pratchett-will-live-on-in-the-clacks-thanks-to-fans-programming-code.html
Hope some of you will feel inspired to add the code to your website/email/blog :)
Wonderful. And this article was linked by that one.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/11469176/Terry-Pratchett-50-best-quotes.html
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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2015, 07:54:05 PM »
Perfect.

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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2015, 03:04:50 AM »
This was good to know about, and there are several others I can pass these links to, many thanks.
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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2015, 10:22:39 AM »
Glad I could spread the word :)
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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2016, 11:58:47 AM »
It is hard to believe a whole year has gone already.  GNU Sir Terry Pratchett
“This is the problem with even lesser demons. They come to your doorstep in velvet coats and polished shoes. They tip their hats and smile and demonstrate good table manners. They never show you their tails.” 
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Re: Terry Pratchett - A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2016, 02:53:05 PM »
In my TBR sits the Sheperds Crown. It is a book I am loath to start as when it is gone I will have no more unread Pratchett to look forward to.