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Creators Admit UNIX and C Were A Hoax (gshotts.com)
3 points by nickpsecurity to unix c historical maybesatire 108 days ago | 2 comments



Despite the problems, folks adapted the prank into a language usable enough that universities started cranking out competent programmers. This threatened to commoditize us with huge hit on salaries. Another evil mastermind, Bjarne Stroustrup, launched his own prank to prevent that:

http://harmful.cat-v.org/software/c++/I_did_it_for_you_all

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good one!

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