[TUHS] Happy birthday, C.A.R. Hoare!

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 10:20:23 AEST 2018


On 10 January 2018 at 16:33, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare FRS FREng was born on this day in 1934; a
> computer pioneer (one of the greats) he gave us things like the quicksort
> algorithm and ALGOLW (a neat language).

Certainly agree with your opinion of Hoare but did the "W" in ALGOLW
not stand for Wirth?

N.


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