Talk:Dennis Ritchie

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List awards?

A few more things:

This is the guy I met at Usenix...

He won a few awards:

IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award, Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie National Medal of Technology of 1998, Thompson and Ritchie jointly received the from President Bill Clinton for co-inventing the UNIX operating system and the C programming language, April 21, 1999. Japan Prize for Information and Communications, Ritchie, along with Thompson, was awarded the Japan Prize for Information and Communications for his work in the development of the Unix operating system. 2011

"The PDP-7 Unix system was interesting enough that people were starting to use it, even though it ran on a tiny computer and didn’t have a lot of software. Still, it was clearly useful and had become the preferred computing environment for a small group who found it more fun and productive than the big central computer. Thus Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and others began to lobby for a larger computer that would support more users and enable more interesting research." -Brian Kernighan, pg 41, "Unix: A History and a Memoir"

Adding the awards (separate section) is fine with me. Jnc (talk) 04:00, 20 April 2023 (CEST)

Kernighan book

Any particular reason that this is here, not on the UNIX page? Jnc (talk) 04:00, 20 April 2023 (CEST)