Sunday, February 22, 2009

The names behind the languages

If we're going to continue to spill blood in these language wars, it's important that we all know who our generals are (and who our enemy generals are). Feel free to offer corrections or extensions to the list.

C - Dennis Ritchie







Perl - Larry Wall
 








7 comments:

Graham Dumpleton said...

How can one take Tcl seriously, the guy has no facial hair? :-)

Wybiral said...

"How can one take Tcl seriously, the guy has no facial hair? :-)"

This is very true, facial hair is statistically proven to increase programmer awesomeness.

Not to mention, extra awesomeness points for looking like Colonel Sanders (McCarthy)

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Arkapravo said...

...... and to add to that - for a long time I used to believe that Blaise Pascal invented Pascal (the language) ! ...