Looks like "The Oasis" has gone down...

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dlzc

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May 28, 2016, 10:52:51 AM5/28/16
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Clipper source for things like scrolling gets, and so on, now missing.

David A. Smith

Bruce Axtens

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May 28, 2016, 9:39:05 PM5/28/16
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On 28/05/2016 10:52 PM, dlzc wrote:
> Clipper source for things like scrolling gets, and so on, now missing.
Might be a copy on Wayback Machine. Yep, there it is:
<http://web.archive.org/web/20160303203834/http://www.the-oasis.net/>

Bruce/bugmagnet

Mr. Man-wai Chang

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May 29, 2016, 10:22:29 AM5/29/16
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On 28/05/2016 10:52 PM, dlzc wrote:
> Clipper source for things like scrolling gets, and so on, now missing.
>
> David A. Smith
>

Email the website owner first? Maybe it's moving to cloud? :)

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dlzc

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May 29, 2016, 2:23:46 PM5/29/16
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Dear Mr. Man-wai Chang:

On Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:22:29 AM UTC-7, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:
> On 28/05/2016 10:52 PM, dlzc wrote:
> > Clipper source for things like scrolling gets, and
> > so on, now missing.
>
> Email the website owner first? Maybe it's moving to
> cloud? :)

I welcome any corrections. There had been no rumor of *possible* changes here, and I just wanted to make a notification that a former resource may have been lost.

Appears for now that we have at least one backup. (Thanks, axtens!)

David A. Smith

Klas Engwall

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May 29, 2016, 4:12:23 PM5/29/16
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Hi David,

>>> Clipper source for things like scrolling gets, and
>>> so on, now missing.
>>
>> Email the website owner first? Maybe it's moving to
>> cloud? :)
>
> I welcome any corrections. There had been no rumor of *possible* changes here, and
> I just wanted to make a notification that a former resource may have been lost.
>
> Appears for now that we have at least one backup. (Thanks, axtens!)

The domain the-oasis.net belongs to Phil Barnett. So does
harbour-project.org. The latter has been offline for a couple of months
now. But both have been auto-renewed at Godaddy this year. I suspect
that his server is offline. I hope it has nothing to do with an obituary
over one Philip Barnett in "our" Phil's home town Apopka, FL, that is
listed here:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/obituaries/os-daily-deathlist-041915-20150420-story.html

Regards,
Klas

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Mr. Man-wai Chang

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May 30, 2016, 11:31:50 AM5/30/16
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On 30/05/2016 2:23 AM, dlzc wrote:
>
> I welcome any corrections. There had been no rumor of *possible* changes here, and I just wanted to make a notification that a former resource may have been lost.
>
> Appears for now that we have at least one backup. (Thanks, axtens!)
>

Maybe this person could help?

http://www.davep.org/clipper/FAQ/clipper-11.html

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May 30, 2016, 4:10:52 PM5/30/16
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On 29th May 2016 at 22:12 "Klas Engwall" <klas.e...@nospam.please> wrote:

> The domain the-oasis.net belongs to Phil Barnett. So does
> harbour-project.org. The latter has been offline for a couple of months
> now. But both have been auto-renewed at Godaddy this year. I suspect
> that his server is offline. I hope it has nothing to do with an obituary
> over one Philip Barnett in "our" Phil's home town Apopka, FL, that is
> listed here:
> http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/obituaries/os-daily-deathlist-041915-20150
> 420-story.html
>
> Regards,
> Klas

Hi Klas,

I have no idea how many Phil Barnetts there are in Apopka, FL,
especially those of our vintage, but that news is not the sort of news
we like to read :-(

We can but hope for the best.

Pete
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Andrzej P. Wozniak

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Jun 2, 2016, 7:41:39 AM6/2/16
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Osoba podpisana jako Klas Engwall <klas.e...@nospam.please>
w artykule <news:nifif3$g5p$1...@adenine.netfront.net> pisze:
Sorry to inform you, but it's definitely Phil:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145271194
Compare photo:
https://harbour.github.io/images/crew_philbarnett.jpg

R.I.P.

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dlzc

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Jun 2, 2016, 10:17:35 AM6/2/16
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Dear Andrzej P. Wozniak:

On Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 4:41:39 AM UTC-7, Andrzej P. Wozniak wrote:
...
> Sorry to inform you, but it's definitely Phil:
> http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145271194
> Compare photo:
> https://harbour.github.io/images/crew_philbarnett.jpg
>
> R.I.P.

Please do not apologize. Now we know they have at least one (former) Clipper-head in Heaven!

David A. Smith

Klas Engwall

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Jun 2, 2016, 3:17:52 PM6/2/16
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Hi Andrzej,

> Sorry to inform you, but it's definitely Phil:
> http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145271194
> Compare photo:
> https://harbour.github.io/images/crew_philbarnett.jpg
>
> R.I.P.

You did a better search job than I did. The info regarding Disney World,
as well as the matching pictures, definitely confirms what we were
afraid of.

Phil was one out of a small group of people in various corners of the
world who did so much for the Clipper community. Thank you, Phil, for
your time and dedication over so many years.

Andi Jahja

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Jun 2, 2016, 5:30:21 PM6/2/16
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RIP Phil.
Thanks for supporting Clipper and Harbour for so many years.

Andi
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Jun 2, 2016, 6:19:49 PM6/2/16
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and Phil warned us all of possible pending Y2k problems (or disasters) back in 1998, and I (saucily) replied that I could shut down my applications and make changes/repairs to them on the Y2K weekend with no problem. He took me to task for that arrogant answer :))

-Mel Smith

dlzc

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Jun 2, 2016, 7:07:50 PM6/2/16
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Dear Mel Smith:
There are some older Linux systems that will have a similar problem long about 2032. So this (packing information into "big enough" packets) will always be around to haunt us.

David A. Smith

Jan Bucek

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Jun 4, 2016, 9:56:40 AM6/4/16
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Oh, he was so young, he was precisely of my age.

>
> Sorry to inform you, but it's definitely Phil:
> http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145271194
> Compare photo:
> https://harbour.github.io/images/crew_philbarnett.jpg
>
> R.I.P.
>


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ross.valuso...@gmail.com

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Nov 2, 2016, 7:43:15 PM11/2/16
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Hello everyone.

I have been "elsewhere" for too long and only last night learned of Phil's passing. Sent my condolences to Phil's wife and received this reply today.

"Phil suffered an infection on his mitral valve resulting in 9 strokes. Subsequently, he came down with pneumonia. He fought hard but his organs were shutting down. He died after 9 weeks in hospital.
Thank you for your condolences."

I also learned that fellow Australian Clipperhead Steve Quinn has passed.

What a terrible set of news to obtain in the same hour.

Ross McKenzie
ValuSoft
Melbourne Australia

Johan Nel

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Nov 3, 2016, 12:49:20 AM11/3/16
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Hi Ross,

Long time.  Hope all well down under, no more books to distribute?

Yes it is sad to hear of these gurus passing on.

Take care,

Johan

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Nov 3, 2016, 6:46:54 AM11/3/16
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On Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 3:49:20 PM UTC+11, Johan Nel wrote:
> Hi Ross,
>
> Long time.  Hope all well down under, no more books to
> distribute?
>
> Yes it is sad to hear of these gurus passing on.
>
> Take care,
>
> Johan

Hi Johan.

Yes a very long time. No more books. Had a falling out with my brother in Namibia. Never heard from since. Never lend/invest money that you hope to get back.

I hope you are prospering. I have returned to my original occupation of electronics design and programming microcontrollers. I should retire but enjoy it too much to hang up the soldering iron.

Stay well.

Ross
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