[TUHS] Lorinda Cherry
lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Feb 16 09:51:27 AEST 2022
I do a ton of stuff in bc, it works well because when I get an answer
I didn't expect, I can scroll backward and see where I screwed up.
Nice writeup, Doug, I wish I had met her, she sounds like a super
On Tue, Feb 15, 2022 at 06:43:27PM -0500, Jim Capp wrote:
> Ditto on bc, in Linux.
> > On Feb 15, 2022, at 6:36 PM, Steve Nickolas <usotsuki at buric.co> wrote:
> > ???On Tue, 15 Feb 2022, Douglas McIlroy wrote:
> >> First came "dc", an unlimited-precision desk calculator,
> >> which is still a Unix staple 45 years on. Building on dc,
> >> she would later make "bc", which made unlimited precision
> >> available in familiar programming-language notation and became
> >> the interface of choice to dc.
> > In the form of GNU/NetBSD bc, I use bc(1) to this day as my tool of choice for quick calculations.
> > -uso.
Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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