[TUHS] First C compiler outside Bell Labs?

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Fri Apr 16 15:03:19 AEST 2021

Thank you!

M Douglas McIlroy writor:
> Ditto,
> Doug
> 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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