Dennis Ritchie has died. A suggestion
Kruppa, Peter Ulrich
ulrich at pukruppa.de
Fri Oct 14 16:17:16 UTC 2011
On 13.10.2011 23:43, mikel king wrote:
> On Oct 13, 2011, at 4:38 PM, Roland Smith wrote:
>> With the recent death of Dennis Ritchie, we've lost one of the giants on whose
>> shoulders we are standing. But rather that mourn his passing, I think it would
>> be proper to remember and celebrate his achievements.
>> His contributions to the C language and the UNIX operating system are a
>> legacy that few can match.
>> Therefore I would like to propose that the FreeBSD project dedicate the
>> upcoming 9.0 release in his memory.
I believe this would be an appropriate gesture.
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
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