[SATLUG] RIP Dennis Ritchie, co-inventor of C and UNIX.

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Thu Oct 13 17:30:05 CDT 2011


On Oct 13, 2011, at 3:33 PM, country wrote:

>                 now Gates, who took a copy of Birkley UNIX and crippled it,
> making enough changes to it to qualify for a copywright, then sold it to IBM
> for huge amounts of money.

Correction -- Bill Gates took a copy of CP/M and crippled it, not BSD Unix.  For more information on CP/M, see <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CP/M>.

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