Dennis Ritchie has died. A suggestion

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Sat Oct 15 13:55:12 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 11:43 PM, mikel king <mikel.king at> 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.
>> Alternatively, an tribute on the FreeBSD website would be fitting, wouldn't it?

+1 for a dmr release.


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