Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Oct 2011 00:28 UTC
General Unix Twitter is currently buzzing about the death of Dennis Ritchie, the visionary creator of UNIX and C, among other things. We hope it's just a false rumor. Story developing, we will be updating. Update: Unfortunately, it seems to be confirmed. Rob Pike, co-creator of the Plan 9 and Inferno OSes, who has worked with Ritchie in the past, and he's currently working for Google's GO language, posted this.
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RIP
by wgan on Thu 13th Oct 2011 03:31 UTC
wgan
Member since:
2006-08-28

#include <stdio.h>
#DEFINE RIP 1

int main (int argc, char *argv[])
{
printf("Goodbye, Dennis Ritchie, thanks for C!\n");

return RIP;
}

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