Computerworld is undertaking a series of investigations into the most widely-used programming languages... On this occasion we speak to Steve Bourne, creator of the Bourne shell, or sh.

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15 years 6 weeks 1 hour 34 min ago


why I voted it up

I voted this up, although the original Bourne shell is not Free Software. But it is still the model for free shells like bash or ash. And so its history is important to Free Software.

It was surprising to me that he didn't have a deeper look at bash.

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