Dennis Ritchie - RIP

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Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 12 October 2011 - 11:45 PM

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Inventor of one of the great programming languages, and inspiration for so many other great languages.

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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 12:41 AM

He developed C? Wow. RIP dude, thanks for making the template for the languages to come.
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 12:53 AM

Wirhout him, my life would be meaningless.
Rip. C will continue to live on in your name and your name only.
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:19 AM

Well not meaningless as such, more that I wouldn't have much to do on the computer.
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 03:48 AM

Wow :\. That's two greats that we have lost this month. One out front and one behind the scenes :(.
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 04:02 AM

Whoa. RIP R. Thoughts with K.

Crap, they come in threes...
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 04:37 AM

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#include <stdio.h>

int main(void) {
  printf("Goodbye world...\n");
  return 0;
}



:( October 2011 sucks for technology...
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 06:25 AM

One of my heroes.
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 09:26 AM

There's something to be said about a programming language that is still useful and relevant today and will still be useful for easily a few more decades. Not only that, almost everything is made in C. What is it with computer tech giants dying? It's like that one year were lots of celebrities died.
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 10:02 AM

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Let's not forget he was also one of the founding fathers of UNIX.
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:31 PM

View Postno2pencil, on 13 October 2011 - 07:37 AM, said:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(void) {
  printf("Goodbye world...\");
  return 70 ;
}



:( October 2011 sucks for technology...



FTFY.

The world lost one of it's most brilliant minds today. Without him none of the following would exist:

  • Unix
  • C
  • Any {} language.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google


Should I go on?
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:37 PM

View Postbaavgai, on 13 October 2011 - 07:02 AM, said:

Whoa. RIP R. Thoughts with K.

Crap, they come in threes...


You think Bill Gates will be next?
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:45 PM

View PostMATTtheSEAHAWK, on 13 October 2011 - 11:48 AM, said:

Wow :\. That's two greats that we have lost this month. One out front and one behind the scenes :(.


no, Ritchie kicks Jobs ass. Ritchie created C and was one of a few people that really made UNIX, which the apple OSs are based off of!! UNIX is pretty well the grand daddy of all modern OSs and the descendants of C form the largest class of languages. bleh, comparing Ritchie with a sleaze bag like Jobs offends me. Ritchie was the shit, i love C and UNIX has to be one of the, if not the, most influential pieces of software ever made!

edit:
i think we need a death pool now, my bet is on Richard Stalman. he's a bit overweight and that beard just can't be good for your health :P

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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:49 PM

View PostKilorn, on 14 October 2011 - 06:37 AM, said:

View Postbaavgai, on 13 October 2011 - 07:02 AM, said:

Whoa. RIP R. Thoughts with K.

Crap, they come in threes...


You think Bill Gates will be next?

Bill Gates? I hope not. October has been bad enough already for technology. Death shouldn't be able to take so many good, decent characters per month, let alone per year.
But he'll live on in our C programs.
To you I say (Dennis Richie)
Thanks for everything you have contributed to programming. Without you, there would probably be no:
•UNIX
•Mac OS X
• Any of the offshoots of the C programming language.
Too many great minds are lost. Thank you.
J-Bo
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Re: Dennis Ritchie - RIP

Posted 13 October 2011 - 02:02 PM

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But he'll live on in our C programs.

I'm going to comment the my C code with tributes to Ritchie now.
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