If C is so evil why is it so successful?
RichA at livingcomputers.org
Thu Apr 13 14:30:26 CDT 2017
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:18 PM
> BASIC, why is that the most universal language implemented on nearly every
> micro and many other systems.
Because it was the language offered on the GEIS timesharing system when a
private boys' school in Seattle decided to teach programming in 1969? And
on the systems at HP where a young technician was working in 1975?
It's pretty much all down to my boss and his friend, and that guy from the
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