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Re: OT: Why is C so popular?

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 01:59:57PM -0700, Deryk Barker wrote:
> Thus spake Steve Lamb (grey@dmiyu.org):
> >     *cough, spit*  I was able to grasp Turbo Pascal far before C.  I
> > had no problems with Perl.  Hell, I learned Python in a week. C..  C
> > I still poke at with a 2' stick in the eye and hope it goes away and
> > I've taken several classes in C and have tried to work with it
> > several times over the years.
> Nor does it help that the best-selling C book ever is, ahem,
> less-than-superbly-written. 

Which one's that, then?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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