User Tools

Site Tools


people:stephen_johnson

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
people:stephen_johnson [2015/12/31 14:06]
wkt
people:stephen_johnson [2022/07/04 22:59]
44.192.94.86 old revision restored (2015/12/29 18:20)
Line 1: Line 1:
 ====== Stephen ("scj") Johnson ====== ====== Stephen ("scj") Johnson ======
  
-[[:publications:life_with_unix|Life with Unix]] says: Wrote yacc, pcc (Portable C Compiler), lint and early versions of spell. Assisted Dennis in one of first ports of UNIX (to Interdata 8/32)+[[:publications:life_with_unix|Life with Unix]] says:  Wrote yacc, pcc (Portable C Compiler), lint and 
- +early versions of spell. Assisted Dennis in one of 
-[[https://archive.org/details/a_research_unix_reader|A Research Unix Reader]] says: Steve (Stephen C.) Johnson's yacc reduced Al (Alfred V.) Aho's expertise in language theory \\ +first ports of UNIX (to Interdata 8/32).
-to practice. Upon that base Steve built the portable C compiler that was used to port the system itself and to evaluate candidate instruction sets for unbuilt machines. Johnson made the first spell, worked on computer algebra, and devised languages for VLSI layout.+
  
people/stephen_johnson.txt · Last modified: 2022/07/04 22:59 by 44.192.94.86