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 Small 'n' Nifty Algorithms C.debugging Debugging Hints and Tips C.hints General C programming Hints & Tips C.macros Cpp Macro Programming Rules and Tricks C.processes Fork, Exec & Child Processes Tips C.prog.bugs Programming Bugs to watch out for C.sys.depend Things to check with C Compilers C.threads Using threads in C Curses.hints Curses Programming Hints and Tips DataStructures Data Structures in C (of any type) IO.hints Input, Output, and Sockets Make.hints Makefile Hints and Tips Parsing.txt Parsing Files, Words, Configs RandomNumbers Random Number Generators TildeExpansion Expanding tilde `~' as csh does Yacc.hints Yacc Programming Hints and Tips bit_programming.txt Bitwise programming Tricks fixpoint.hints My notes on Fixed Point Integers fixpoint.macros Fixed Point C Macro functions lib.funct.c Library function substitution loadable.objs Creating and Loading a Runtime .o File locking.hints select.example Using Select (complex example explained) shared.libraries Creating a shared dynamic library shared.memory Using shared memory between processes signals.hints Signal Handling and Processing