[TUHS] History of popularity of C

Thomas Paulsen thomas.paulsen at firemail.de
Fri May 22 06:27:21 AEST 2020

>Sorry, but I can't agree with that statement (like no other high-level
>language).  C is a decent language for systems programming but so are
>other languages such as BLISS.  C is a terrible language if you have
>to throw arrays around (which is why Fortran still rules the roost in

BLISS is known to a very small number of persons, thus irrelevant, and with regards to arrays, first they are rarely used in advanced programming preferring lists, maps, trees, etc.. second I never had problems with pointers.

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