Sunday, September 5, 2010

"GCC - 'We make free software affordable'". A Short history of GCC.

Richard Hillesley has written a short and interesting history
of the GCC compiler
, where its been, and where we might be going with LLVM.

For anyone that is interested in the history of computers, valuable background to understand how we got where we are today, the book Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Levy is a *must read*.