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____/ Marti Van Lin on Thursday 13 Oct 2011 10:21 : \____
> On 13-10-11 09:45, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Marti Van Lin on Thursday 13 Oct 2011 08:08 : \____
>>> On 13-10-11 09:02, Mark S Bilk wrote:
>>>> On Oct 12, 11:37 pm, Marti Van Lin<ml2...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Apparently Dennis Ritchie diseased on 8 or 9 October 2011
>>>>> We all owe him a minute of silence
>>>> Dennis Ritchie was the inventor of the C programming language,
>>>> and one of the original developers of Unix!
>>>> A true hero!
>>> Agreed, that's why I posted it here.
>> He contributed to society a hundred times and more than Steve Jobs.
>> But since he wasn't extremely rich, the media will not pay much tribute
>> to him.
> Agreed again ;-)
> Here is my Google+ "article"
> I totally missed the sad news that Dennis Ritchie diseased at the age of 70.
> Being the GOD of the C Programming language and co-author of Unix. Mr.
> Ritchie is of course one of my heroes.
> Thank you for your great contributions Dennis R.I.P.
> Some of the news sites covered it today, those who didn't I am "tipping"
> Oh, and thanks for the banner Roy!
Without Dennis, there would be no Linux, BSD, Perl, or OS X.
Apple would possibly be bankrupt.
The whole world is powered by C and UNIX/Linux. Dennis was a
low-profile, humble giant.
~~ Best of wishes
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