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why c programming language is named as c

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c is middle level language.
why it is named as c so?
Sep 17 '10 #1
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Either because c comes after b; there was a b programming language that it grew out of. Or because c follows b in bcpl which was the language that b was grew out of.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BCPL
Sep 17 '10 #2

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