If C is so evil why is it so successful?

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Apr 13 21:42:52 CDT 2017

On 04/13/2017 05:47 PM, Jerry Weiss wrote:

> Then my dad got transferred to Chicago and that high school had
> “access” to IITRAN.  By access, that meant punching cards, and
> waiting for the teacher to load in batch and waiting for the results.
> Losing the interactive aspect overshadowed the language features.

To  be fair, many Chicago-area high schools did have interactive (TTY)
access in the 60s to IITRAN.  IITRAN TTY access extended far beyond the
Chicago area.


Not a bad language for the time.  Probably better than BASIC.


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