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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    Dennis Ritchie, creator of the C Language dies

    Not as famous as Steve Jobs, but his programming language is running on most of your devices, apple or not. Even the micro-controller on your microwave oven is probably programmed in some sort of C.

    condolences(RIP);


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    Pedaled too far. Artkansas's Avatar
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    Code:
    #include<stdio.h>
    main()
    {
    	string c;
    	c = "Goodbye Dennis.  Thank you.  Sincerely, World.";
    	printf(%s\n,c);
    
    **









    For some reason Bike Forums wouldn't allow the closing bracket. Oh, well.
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    Writing an entirely new computer language...and explaining it in a 20 page training manual. Really have to be doing something right.

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    Grizzled Curmudgeon keithm0's Avatar
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    ‎"Dennis Ritchie was the engineer/architect whose chapel ceiling Steve Jobs painted."
    @cmastication

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    C you later Dennis!
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    The only real computer science class I ever took was CSC 204: C and UNIX, Cal Poly, Spring 1997.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    C you later. Dennis
    I didn't know that you were called Dennis'd it for you.

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    I worked at the same company at the same time. But I never met any of the Unix guys from NJ. I wish I had.

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