Dennis Ritchie RIP
Posted Oct 13, 2011 21:57 UTC (Thu) by Julie
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The others are learning languages. C is a *real* language.
Quite. When I expressed an interest in learning C, my far more experienced brother told me to learn Pascal first instead. I conceded to his wisdom although I didn't understand why at the time - until I began tackling C...
I really liked Pascal. But I _love_ C.
I don't suppose there will ever be any furore over the passing of Ritchie as there is over Jobs. Says it all, really...
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