Well, yah, but I don’t think kids learn C from the K&R book any more, though.
Wil Shipley
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James Gosling, but I get your point… I learned from the books, I admired K&R’s book because it was so concise and arguably the best programming book I’d ever read. With every programming book, I read almost every intro which usually included the how it came about… You’re right, most devs today don’t know who Brendan Eich is, even though they hash out code in his language all day long…

Point made :)

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