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Christopher James Willcock

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Category: History

Where Vim Came From (twobithistory.org)
Tracing the long lineage of software that brought us Vim.

Looks interesting.

GNU/Linux – more than a name

Linus Torvalds did not author the ls command Β· Issue #41 Β· knpuniversity/behat (GitHub)
The opening page Behat/Using Behat proposes a scenario that Linus Torvalds requests help building ls. I understand this is a thought experiment and a made-up scenario, but perhaps a note in the scr...

Students of programming should learn their history. At the very least, not be given an alternative, misrepresentation of history. As important as where you are going, is where you have been. Standing on the shoulders of giants and all that.