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.
Sometimes when you fill a vacuum, it still sucks.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The kind of programming that C provides will probably remain similar absolutely or slowly decline in usage, but relatively, JavaScript or its variants, or XML, will continue to become more central.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [10/13/2011 06:10:13]
C was already implemented on several quite different machines and OSs, Unix was already being distributed on the PDP-11, but the portability of the whole system was new.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [10/13/2011 06:10:28]
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]
It seems certain that much of the success of Unix follows from the readability, modifiability, and portability of its software.More Dennis Ritchie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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