[TUHS] Comments on "C"

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Mon Aug 29 11:54:43 AEST 2016


On Sun, 28 Aug 2016, Larry McVoy wrote:

> I'm with Marc.  I think the C syntax is really pleasant, and while I enjoyed
> writing PDP-11 assembler (by far my favorite out the ones I've done which
> include VAX, m68k, 32032, z80, sparc, some x86 but not much), I don't want
> go back to writing assembler unless I have to.  C is a pleasant language
> that easily compiles to assembler.

Yeah, C's a really nice language.  About as high as Pascal and at the same 
time almost as low as ASM.

It's just a pity it's a horrible fit on the 6502 (my usual CPU of choice).

-uso.


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