[clug] 'Wired' on Dennis Ritchie

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Sun Oct 16 22:01:29 MDT 2011

On 15/10/11 16:50, steve jenkin wrote:
> Best article I've seen on dmr.
> <http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2011/10/thedennisritchieeffect>
> “It’s really hard to overstate how much of the modern information
> economy is built on the work Dennis did.” [Rob Pike]
> “There’s that line from Newton about standing on the shoulders of
> giants,” says [Brian] Kernighan. “We’re all standing on Dennis’ shoulders.”

I guess this list should contain at least a few more comments about the
passing of dmr, who truly deserves our praise and gratitude.

Kudos to you, Dennis. Your work will live on for generations to come.

Bob Edwards.

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