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John Backus

Every CS student sees BNF grammars and Fortran at least once. The inventor of both passed away this weekend.

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  1. March 24, 2007 at 8:07 pm

    Hmm – the last time I programmed in Fortan wrote was back in 1989, but I still have “fond” memories of the language.

    RIP, John Backus

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