[nycbug-talk] Dennis Ritchie has passed

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Thu Oct 13 03:59:29 EDT 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:23 AM, Steven Kreuzer <skreuzer at exit2shell.com> 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


I consider him as one of the greatest minds of our time and still love
to read his "C Programming Language" book.  His legacy will live for
long -- I hope it will surpass our lives too.  The beauty and
simplicity of the original UNIX was a great phenomenon.


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