[TUHS] First C compiler outside Bell Labs?
lars at nocrew.org
Fri Apr 16 15:03:19 AEST 2021
M Douglas McIlroy writor:
> Clem Cole wrote:
>> I personally am not aware of another any earlier, so if you asked me
>> that is what I would have said. I'd be curious if you discover an
>> earlier one and the story behind it. ᐧ
>> Lars Brinkhoff wrote:
>>> Which was the first C compiler written outside Bell Labs? I have a
>>> candidate in mind. Alan Snyder interned at Bell Labs in 1973.
>>> Later at MIT, we wrote a C compiler for the PDP-10. This would have
>>> been 1974-1975.
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