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    News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    One of the founding fathers of modern computing dies aged 70.
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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    Oh dear. Not that old, either.

    I guess that as a technology that's reaching the point where the founding fathers are of "an age", we can expect more and more of this.

    RIP, Dennis, and condolences to family and friends.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    Fair well, Dennis, and thanks for all the C's.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    See also the thread in GD.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    RIP Dennis.
    C was the first serious language I had a stab at a while back. As Saracen said we are beginning to lose some of the greats now.
    We lost Tony Sale a few weeks ago too.
    Last edited by The Hand; 13-10-2011 at 07:36 PM.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    I am only just beginning to learn about the value of some of the things this man provided for us. I hope we have many more people able to contribute as much as he has.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    Thanks to Dennis Ritchie we don't have to program with machine codes, which gave us so much more fun in programming.

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    Rest in peace Dennis and thanks for all the curly brackets :-{

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    Re: News - Dennis Ritchie – creator of C and UNIX – dies

    Im fairly sure I met him when he visited GEC Computers where I worked in the late 80s !

    Great man ! Sad.
    Cheers, David



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