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From: Angelo Papenhoff <aap@papnet.eu>
To: tuhs@tuhs.org
Subject: Re: [TUHS] VCF East
Date: Tue, 7 May 2019 18:36:12 +0200
Message-ID: <20190507163612.GA29343@indra.papnet.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190507163224.A02DD18C091@mercury.lcs.mit.edu>

On 07/05/19, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> 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.

I was also quite surprised by that. No mention of BCPL...

Great video, really loved it.

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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
2019-05-07 16:36 ` Angelo Papenhoff [this message]
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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