In dedication to all dead computer languages Past, Present and Future.
Cobol, Fortran, Forth, Pascal, BCPL, B...
You feel humbled in the presence of this monument and if you'd had a hat you feel inclined to remove it in silent reverence.
The stone staircase behind you signed as leading up to VI Editor and down to The X window System where the X is very weirdly drawn with angled lines of different thicknesses.
The white marble circle is of course just to the right of the stairs. Something about its position however seems to not be right but you aren't quite sure what.
The titles on the scroll racks lining the walls are :-
C_algorithms.txt Small 'n' Nifty Algorithms C_debugging.txt Debugging Hints and Tips C_hints.txt General C Programming C_macros.txt CPP Macro Programming C_processes.txt Fork, Exec & Child Processes Tips> C_program_bugs.txt Programming Bugs to watch out for C_system_dependancies.txt Things to check with C Compilers C_threads.txt Using threads in C IO_techniques.txt Input/Output, and Sockets bit_programming.txt Bitwise programming Tricks curses_programming.txt Curses Programming Hints and Tips data_structures.txt Data Structures in C (of any type) file_locking.txt File Locking Methods fixpoint.txt My notes on Fixed Point Integers fixpoint_macros.c Fixed Point C Macro functions lib.funct.c Library function substitution loadable_objs.txt Creating and Loading a Runtime .o File make.txt Makefile Hints and Tips parsing_files.txt Parsing Files, Words, Configs random_number_generators.txt Random Number Generators select_example.txt Using Select (example explained) shared_libraries.txt Creating a shared dynamic library shared_memory.txt Using shared memory between processes signals.txt Signal Handling and Processing tilde_expansion.c Expanding tilde `~' as csh does yacc.txt Yacc Programming Hints and Tips