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[ih] DMR has left the building...
- Subject: [ih] DMR has left the building...
- From: jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa)
- Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:10:23 -0400 (EDT)
Just saw this, which I forward here for those, like me, who hadn't heard:
Dennis Ritchie, computer-programming pioneer, dies
As someone who had a Unix long enough ago that it still had /sys/ken and
/sys/dmr directories, I am mildly embarrassed to admit that I thought the
names stood for 'kernel' and 'direct memory <something>' - only later did
the penny drop!
One of the Greats....