Gwyneth Gibbs

Jim Pistrang jim at jpcr.com
Thu Jul 18 07:54:33 EDT 2019


Hi David,

Gwyneth was a ray of hope and a voice of reason during her tenure at Omnis.  I think we first met soon after she was hired, in Dallas in 1996 (do I have that right?) and we connected at many Omnis conferences and events over the years.  My condolences to her family.

Jim

>Dear Friends,
>
>I am terribly distressed to advise you all that Gwyneth Gibbs, our
>former General Manager of Omnis & VP of European Operations under
>"Raining Data", passed away on Tuesday in the UK. Gwyneth's husband,
>Jeremy Gibbs, emailed me on my Wednesday night in Sydney with this sad news.
>
>Jeremy noted: "Gwyneth had kidney cancer, which is usually diagnosed
>late, as in her case.  She knew it wasn't curable, but with treatment
>she survived longer than most and in her usual indomitable style.
>
>Omnis, the whole team and the developer community were a big part of her
>life. She was hugely frustrated with the way things were going in those
>troubled times before 2016, and equally she was cheered by the progress
>since then."
>
>Gwyneth was very special to me too particularly as the "voice of reason"
>in troubled business times and I was honoured to have known and worked
>with her. I know that all in our UK, German and French offices share
>this sentiment. 
>
>Jeremy has advised that funeral arrangements are yet to be announced. 
>Once they are Bob or I will forward details to the List.
>
>with great sadness
>
>DPL 
>
>
>
>
>
>
>David P. Lewis                        
>Chairman
>Omnis Software Limited (UK)
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>
>> On 18 Jul 2019, at 11:13 AM, Alex Clay via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-
>en at lists.omnis-dev.com <mailto:omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Mark,
>> 
>> We use $root.$runapplescript with do shell script to run this command:
>> 
>>> df | grep -E '/$' | awk '{print$4;}'
>> 
>> This returns free space on the boot drive in 512-block bytes. If you
>want this formatted in a nice human-readable size with base 10, use:
>> 
>>> df -H | grep -E '/$' | awk '{print$4;}'
>> 
>> Using base 2, again with human-readable size:
>> 
>>> df -h | grep -E '/$' | awk '{print$4;}'
>> 
>> There are other formatting options for df. Run "man df" to set the
>fine manual.
>> 
>> Alex
>> 
>>> On Jul 17, 2019, at 17:27, Mark Phillips <mark.phillips at mophilly.com
><mailto:mark.phillips at mophilly.com>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I need a snippet of Omnis code to check the amount of free disk space
>on MacOS. Do anyone have a bit of code they can share?
>>> 
>>> - Mark Phillips
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