Angelo Papenhoff aap at papnet.eu
Wed May 8 02:36:12 AEST 2019

On 07/05/19, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> The 'grep' story was amusing, but historically, probably the most valuable
> thing was the detail on the origins of B - DMR's paper on early C ("The
> Development of the C Language") mentions the FORTRAN, but doesn't give the
> detail on why that got canned, and B appeared instead.

I was also quite surprised by that. No mention of BCPL...

Great video, really loved it.

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