h.gedenryd at open.ac.uk
Tue Apr 2 08:09:07 UTC 2002
Ned Konz wrote:
> On Saturday 30 March 2002 02:14 pm, David T. Lewis wrote:
>> Congratulations to Dan Ingalls and Adele Goldberg, who appear on the cover
>> of the May 2002 "Dr. Dobb's Journal" as recipients of the 2002 Dr. Dobb's
>> Excellence in Programming Award.
> I wonder why it took so long for DDJ to get to them. I can't imagine that
> their contributions have just been noticed...
What can I say--they obviously decided to raise their standards this year
> Prior recipients of this award include:
> Anders Hejlsberg, designer of the C# programming language
> Alexander Stepanov, developer of the C++ Standard Template Library.
> Linus Torvalds, the prime mover of the Linux operating system.
> Larry Wall, author of Perl.
> James Gosling, chief architect of Java.
> Ronald Rivest, educator, author, and cryptographer.
> Gary Kildall, a pioneer in the areas of operating systems, programming
> languages, and user interfaces.
> Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, John Vlissides, and Ralph Johnson, authors of
> Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software.
> Guido van Rossum, creator of the Python programming language.
> Donald Becker, Linux networking contributor and chief investigator of the
> Beowulf Project.
> Jon Bentley, computer science author and researcher.
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