arnold(a)skeeve.com <arnold(a)skeeve.com> wrote:
I get the impression that an important part of
its popularity was how C
(and C++) became the language of choice on the PC, and displaced Pascal in
C++ became the language of choice on the PC when MSFT started pushing
its compiler and Visual Studio IDE.
C was winning years before that. I saw a comment on a certain orange
website that referred to Dr Dobbs Journal, August 1986, which I found
On that page there are a few choice quotes from the archives (1983) about
C from a PC perspective. The letters pages are 1/3 C. There are 8/10 pages
of articles about C. Then there is a 23 page comparative review of 17 C
It's remarkable :-)
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