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(14-09-2016, 08:26 AM)jkl Wrote: Interesting quote, but I honestly doubt that Ritchie had talked to Thompson about this before making it. Just like C, Unix was not there to please as many people as possible but to work on what hardware was there.
And you are absolutely right about that.
Ken Thompson doesn't have the same view that Dennis had on the contribution and openness matter.

But that doesn't mean it's necessarily wrong, those are just two sides of the same coin.

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RE: Truly Understanding the "Unix Philosophy" - by venam - 14-09-2016, 10:59 AM