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From: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa)
To: tuhs@tuhs.org
Cc: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Subject: Re: [TUHS] VCF East
Date: Tue,  7 May 2019 12:32:24 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20190507163224.A02DD18C091@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> (raw)

    > From: "John P. Linderman"

    > Brian interviewing Ken

Ah, thanks for that. I had intended going (since I've never met Ken), but
alas, my daughter's family had previously scheduled to visit that weekend, so
I couldn't go.

The 'grep' story was amusing, but historically, probably the most valuable
thing was the detail on the origins of B - DMR's paper on early C ("The
Development of the C Language") mentions the FORTRAN, but doesn't give the
detail on why that got canned, and B appeared instead.

       Noel


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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-07 12:50 John P. Linderman
2019-05-07 14:17 ` Dan Cross
2019-05-07 14:33   ` David
2019-05-12  8:07     ` Arno Griffioen
2019-05-12 12:09       ` Rob Pike
2019-05-12 12:36         ` Ralph Corderoy
2019-05-13 12:48           ` Rob Pike
2019-05-13 16:26             ` Jon Steinhart
2019-05-07 16:51   ` arnold
2019-05-07 17:04     ` Anthony Martin
2019-05-10  4:45       ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey
2019-05-07 16:32 jnc [this message]
2019-05-07 16:36 ` Angelo Papenhoff
2019-05-14 13:41 Doug McIlroy
2019-05-14 19:36 ` Ralph Corderoy
2019-05-14 21:01   ` Jon Steinhart
2019-05-14 21:48     ` Rob Pike

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