Second Best Language



BGB <cr88192@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

yeah. it wasn't like no one heard about Pascal, just no one particularly
wants to use it either...

Knuth used Pascal in TeX, and I believe he said that he did so not because
he liked the language, but because it was everyone's second best language. I
wonder what the equivalent is these days? C?


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