[TUHS] Just noticed an article on John Lions on Salon.com

Carl Lowenstein cdl at mpl.ucsd.edu
Tue Apr 13 15:36:13 AEST 2004

> From: "Gregg C Levine" <hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net>
> To: "'Kenneth Stailey'" <kstailey at yahoo.com>, <tuhs at tuhs.org>
> Subject: RE: [TUHS] Just noticed an article on John Lions on Salon.com
> Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 14:51:11 -0400
> Hello from Gregg C Levine
> An interesting discourse on the subject of the gentleman's books. I
> haven't found them, as yet. However, I did find one discrepancy in the
> article. I suppose Dennis Ritchie will comment eventually, but, here
> goes, his name, and Brian Kernighan are mentioned on my copy of the
> book on the C programming language. The only time I've seen the other
> fellow's name mentioned was in regards to another book on UNIX.

By "the other fellow" do you mean Ken Thompson?
If so, you are far behind in your knowledge of Unix history.

    carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego
                                                 clowenst at ucsd.edu

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