The guy who maintains Helm, an important package in Emacs, is a 57-year old alpine mountain guide who learned to program when he was 42, as a hobby. sachachua.com/blog/2018/09/int

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@peregrine Sadly he seems to have just stepped down from maintaining it - github.com/emacs-helm/helm/iss - but what an epic contribution!

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That is pretty incredible.

Emacs seems like it has so many deeply interesting people involved with it.

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