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哀悼Fortran发明人John W. Backus

Slashdot报道Fortran的发明人John W. Backus去世了,享年82岁。十九世纪五十年代,他在IBM组建了Fortran的开发团队。Fortran是一个被广泛使用的高级语言。Backus由于在程序语言设计与实现领域所做出的巨大贡献,获得了1977年ACM颁发的图灵奖。大师有一段话很经典:

“You need the willingness to fail all the time. You have to generate many ideas and then you have to work very hard only to discover that they don’t work. And you keep doing that over and over until you find one that does work."

—– John W. Backus


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  1. April 3, 2007 at 4:57 pm


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