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Roy Tucker
10-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Dennis Ritchie, co-inventor of Unix and C, died.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/14/technology/dennis-ritchie-programming-trailblazer-dies-at-70.html?_r=1&src=recg

I still have a copy of Kernigan and Ritchie "The C Programming Language" on my bookshelf here. And I can still grep and awk and construct arcane regular expressions with the best of them.

RIP Dennis. Thanks.

pedro
10-14-2011, 01:05 PM
Huge legacy left by Mr. Ritchie.