McIlroy at the Japan Prize Foundation in 2011

Bob Morris and Doug McIlroy translated that from MAD to BCPL.

- TYPSET and RUNOFF

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s McIlroy contributed programs for Multics (such as RUNOFF ) and Unix operating systems (such as diff, echo, tr, join and look ), versions of which are widespread to this day through adoption of the POSIX standard and Unix-like operating systems.

- Douglas McIlroy
McIlroy at the Japan Prize Foundation in 2011

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Robert Morris (cryptographer)

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American cryptographer and computer scientist.

American cryptographer and computer scientist.

Together with Douglas McIlroy, he created M6 macro processor in FORTRAN IV, which was later ported to Unix.

The pair also contributed a version of runoff text-formatting program for Multics.