[nycbug-talk] Dennis Ritchie has passed
bcully at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 01:15:41 EDT 2011
On Oct 12, 2011, at 11:44 PM, George Rosamond wrote:
> On 10/12/11 23:32, Siraaj Khandkar wrote:
>> On Oct 12, 2011, at 11:23 PM, Steven Kreuzer wrote:
>>>> From Rob Pike: https://plus.google.com/u/0/101960720994009339267/posts/ENuEDDYfvKP?hl=en
>>> "C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success."
>>> - Dennis Ritchie, on The Development of the C Language
> And still not on Slashdot. . .
> My guess is they'll file under some odd category and say he founded Linux.
I'm really broken up by this. He was a huge figure, even though no one knew who he was. We all owe our livelihoods to him. This is terrible news.
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