Barbara Liskov wins Turing Award
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Thu Jun 25 03:43:43 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Steven
D'Aprano<steven at remove.this.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> I haven't seen any links to this here: Barbara Liskov has won the Turing
> Institute Professor Barbara Liskov has won the Association for Computing
> Machinery's A.M. Turing Award, one of the highest honors in science and
> engineering, for her pioneering work in the design of computer
> programming languages. Liskov's achievements underpin virtually every
> modern computing-related convenience in people's daily lives.
> [end quote]
> Liskov is well known for the "Liskov substitution principle". She also
> created the language CLU, one of the most important inspirations to
Erm, Wikipedia (which is generally excellent on programming topics)
seems to disagree with you.
"Influenced by ABC, ALGOL 68, C, Haskell, Icon, Lisp, Modula-3, Perl, Java"
Unless you mean it influenced Python indirectly by way of the
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