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Very sad, though the man left behind something amazing, and he got his spot in history. Thank you, and farewell.
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post #53 of 95
Embarrassed the name isn't familiar, grateful for his contributions.
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World without C, world without OCN.

RIP
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altho this is my first time knowing who he is/was. i truly thank him for his works. w/o him, i wouldn't have learnt and used what i got today. w/o him, i wouldnt have a job.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Escatore View Post
I'm learning C right now in college - I wonder what my professor will say tomorrow in class when he gives his lecture.

I'm writing a five paragraph essay on tumblr about why Ritchie was awesome, so that hopefully the ungrateful hipsters that infest the place will understand how to appreciate a real visionary.

Nobody will read it, but I don't even care. I recognize that his work was crucial to the operation of modern computer systems, and I'm very sad that he passed away.
THIS. I know my teacher will be distraught. I am learning C++, but he does nothing but C classes. All of the internet STILL runs off of unix. We are using his vision right NOW.
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creator of C!?

That fool makes Albert Einstein look stupid.


Just look at how smart he LOOKS
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It does take a tremendous amount of vision to approach a problem, not have the tools needed, and create the tools yourself.
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I heard Dennis spent a lot of time at the Holiday Inn Express.

RIP big brain. You changed the world.
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sail away sweet Dennis another bright man off to the big boat I hope I got my own ticket.
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