History of C (Re: Why do you use a devil as a mascot?)

Charlie Kester corky1951 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 15 05:54:45 UTC 2010

On Sun 14 Nov 2010 at 16:29:10 PST Chad Perrin wrote:
>On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 02:39:32PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
>> 	About 2000, 2001 was when I shucked my "muuz" game/mind-machine
>> 	effort.  It was over 10K line of C-ish code that I rehacked into
>> 	C++.  Figured since C++ was "_the_ new language" that it was a
>> 	good move.  Then I realized how you could spend a lifetime
>> 	learning C++ I backed off and kept it simple.
>Hardly new.  It hasn't been the Next Big Thing since the '80s.  Java was
>the Next Big Thing in the '90s.  We don't exactly have a new Next Big
>Thing for the '00s, from what I can see -- and maybe that's a good

I'd say the "Next Big Thing" in the '00s was Python ... or was it XML?

BTW, it's now the '10s.  ;-)

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