Re: [RAI] [dispatch] Passing of Francois Audet

Tom Taylor <tom.taylor.stds@gmail.com> Tue, 18 March 2014 18:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: [RAI] [dispatch] Passing of Francois Audet
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I'm really sorry to hear this. I worked with Francois on H.323 in 
particular, he representing the enterprise side and I the carrier side 
of the business. I was aware of his previous work with the ATM Forum, 
and of course, we both turned to SIP eventually.

Beyond being a pleasure to work with, Francois was probably one of the 
most competent standards representatives I've ever known. I'm sure he 
brought the same competence and focus to his PLM job at Skype, however 
long that lasted given his illness. My condolences to his present 
friends and family.

Tom Taylor

On 17/03/2014 11:56 AM, Mary Barnes wrote:
> A number of you all will remember Francois Audet, who was a colleague of
> mine at Nortel and a regular IETF attendee (until he went to Skype ;)  He
> was a co-author on the recently published 4244bis drafts.  He unfortunately
> lost his battle with cancer on Friday.  I have received the following
> information from a family friend via Facebook:
...