[TUHS] Happy birthday, Niklaus Wirth!

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Thu Feb 15 07:12:51 AEST 2018

On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 4:06 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:

> His name is pronounced "vurt" but he would accept "worth", and he joked
> that you could call him by name or by value (you need to know ALGOL to
> understand).

​The actual joke was Europeans called him by name(ni-klaus vurt) and
Americans by value [nickel-less worth].​
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