writes "I was teaching a couple of newbies what a Real Sysop must be, so I googled for BOFH. It was sad news for me to find this .
At first I asked myself where in the Universe I had been that I didn't notice, so I made a search in /. to read his nerd peers eulogy, just to find nothing.
So let's preserve his memory and -late better than never- recognize his role in IT industry, spanning a least 2 generations of sysadmins"