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Re: Dennis Ritchie

From: Mike Wright <mike.wright_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 13 2011 - 19:13:54 GMT
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On 10/13/2011 12:02 PM, Don Quixote de la Mancha wrote:
> I'm pretty sure I still have mywafer-thin first-edition "The C
> Programming Language" by Kernighan and Ritchey that I bought from the
> Caltech bookstore in the Spring of 1983, for use in Computational
> Physics.

Hi kid ;D

The copy on my shelf is 1978.

My first intro to the Unix world was a Bell Labs blue book that
described its conception and how it was written in B. K & R came up
with C, wrote a compiler for it in B, and used the whole shebang to
recompile Unix from the world of B into the world of C. Geniuses.

Nostalgia Lane is WOT but fun to visit.
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