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Re: Dennis Ritchie

From: Joe Zeff <joe_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 13 2011 - 19:25:29 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/13/2011 12:13 PM, Mike Wright wrote:
> The copy on my shelf is 1978.

My copy is, alas, long gone, but I got it in either '84 or '85. I was
working at JPL at the time, assisting a blind programmer who was busy
doing pointer arithmetic in FORTRAN77[1]. He's the only person I ever
knew who could write PL/1 programs in FORTRAN instead of the other way

[1]It's amazing, isn't it, what you can do if you turn of bounds
checking on arrays and know what you're doing?
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