[TUHS] Happy birthday, Ken Thompson!

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Tue Feb 5 01:39:09 AEST 2019

On 2019-02-04 2:59 AM, Steve Nickolas wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Feb 2019, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>> On 2019-Feb-03 15:58:39 -0500, Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:
>>> Portability was designed as an >>import<< idea, and they tried to
>>> keep you
>>> from exporting by getting you to use 'value add.'
>> This is definitely the approach used by FSF/GNU - witness gcc and bash.
> I think the term is "Embrace, Extend, Exterminate" <dalek.jpg>

Never heard that one.

A Dalek would have a lot of trouble with the Embrace part.

> -uso.

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