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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Comment by shylock_1
by shylock_1 on Thu 13th Oct 2011 13:29 UTC
shylock_1
Member since:
2011-10-13

... I admired the man in true sense whose profound legacy lamented every field in computer technology...A moving tribute to Denis M Richie, we all build our success on his hard work a real foundation, an indeed mountainous achievement by Denis; remain permanent outpost for every new comer, developer and computer technology enthusiast. HE the MAN who shown the inner working. He will be always be Hello ....

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main()
{

printf("\033[2J\033[;H"); /* Clear the screen */

printf("\nHello World -- by D M Richie\n\n");
printf("Your legacy remain radiant, an emanating lights for those\n");
printf("New and Young developer and an old timers those pass through\");
printf("your ERA - Denis M Richie.\n\n");

/* exit */
return (EXIT_SUCCESS);
}

/*********************
Rest in Peace.
**********************/

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RE: Comment by shylock_1
by FunkyELF on Thu 13th Oct 2011 14:07 in reply to "Comment by shylock_1"
FunkyELF Member since:
2006-07-26

ritchie.c: In function ‘main’:
ritchie.c:11: error: missing terminating " character
ritchie.c:12: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘;’ token
ritchie.c:16: warning: passing argument 1 of ‘printf’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
ritchie.c:16: error: expected ‘;’ before ‘}’ token

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RE[2]: Comment by shylock_1
by shylock_1 on Thu 13th Oct 2011 14:13 in reply to "RE: Comment by shylock_1"
shylock_1 Member since:
2011-10-13

Sorry.... there are no sixteen lines in the code. I wonder where did you get the last line for printf...?

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