On December 26th, Thiemo Seufer an active Debian project member died in a car accident, he was involved with the Debian Kernel team, the Debian installer team, the port of Debian to MIPS architecture, and other smaller projects.

Because of his dedication to Debian, and in a way to honour him the Debian project decided to dedicate the upcoming release of Debian to Thiemo Seufer

may him rest in peace.

Read the official Debian News at: http://www.debian.org/News/2008/20081229