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Subject: [boost] Dennis Ritchie passed away
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-12 22:56:07


via Rob Pike - 8:02 PM - Public
I just heard that, after a long illness, Dennis Ritchie (dmr) died at
home this weekend. I have no more information.

I trust there are people here who will appreciate the reach of his
contributions and mourn his passing appropriately.

He was a quiet and mostly private man, but he was also my friend,
colleague, and collaborator, and the world has lost a truly great

 Nevin Liber  <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]>  (847) 691-1404

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