Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie

was an American computer scientist notable for developing C and for having influence on other programming languages, as well as operating systems such as Multics and Unix.
I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fateMore Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From an operating system research point of view, Unix is if not dead certainly old stuff, and it's clear that people should be looking beyond it.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I read commentary about suggestions for where C should go, I often think back and give thanks that it wasn't developed under the advice of a worldwide crowd.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [10/13/2011 06:10:09]
The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected...More Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My work was fairly theoretical. It was in recursive function theory. And in particular, hierarchies of functions in terms of computational complexity. I got involved in real computers and programming mainly by being - well, I was interested even as I came to graduate school.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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