Talk:The C Programming Language
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If somebody write the spanish translation of this page, please say in big words that the spanish translation is a total mess and insult, it is totally non-understandable, even a non-english speaker can understand it better in english than its translation to spanish, i have buy it and i have lost time trying to read it, i have needed some days that with "arreglo" they means "array" (a total different word, apart that these parts needs to remain in english)
- If you have a Wikipedia account (which is unknown, as you didn't sign your comment), and know Spanish at a professional or first language level, you can, and, in fact, should edit corrections into the Spanish version of this article. Wikipedia is an encyclopedia where anyone with sufficient knowledge of a subject can update an article with new facts, as long as they're properly sourced from a reputable source. Julesmazur (talk) 02:58, 21 February 2013 (UTC)
Is a disambig really needed when the first sentence makes it patently clear that this is about the book about the language and links to the language? I see no advantage for the disambig over not having one, and it clutter's the page and is redundant. I didn't revert because I'd prefer to come to an understanding. - Taxman 17:46, Mar 21, 2005 (UTC)
- I agree with Taxman. - Bevo 18:28, 21 Mar 2005 (UTC)
- Well, someone reverted and I'm in no mood to start an edit war. I see your point. - EatMyShortz 03:02, 25 Mar 2005 (UTC)
- I still think disambig is advisable. If not, I suggest adding "(book)" to make "The C Programming Language (book)" the title of this article (which is about a book), in order to to distinguish it from "C (programming language)" -- which is the title of a separate article about a programming language.
How do you know this?
You say: As of 2006, there is no new edition covering C99. How do you know this? Is there an Internet article (because I can't find one)?
- K&R 2 was the last K&R published. There is no seminal book covering C99, and there won't be, as Dennis M. Ritchie has passed away (in October 2011). If you're arguing that there were subsequent editions of K&R, the burden of proof is on you. Provide evidence supporting a 3rd and/or 4th edition. Julesmazur (talk) 02:53, 21 February 2013 (UTC)
The influence of The C Programming Language on programmers, a generation of which "cut their teeth" on C in universities and industry [...]
I'm not a native English speaker, and I don't understand what "cutting their teeth" means. Could somebody please replace this expression with a more formal, understandable form? rbonvall 12:04, 3 November 2006 (UTC)
- It means to learn something at the beginning of one's career, influencing one's future habits. It's a widespread English idiom that can be found in good English dictionaries under "cut", and it's the best phrasing to use in this sentence, so I don't think it should be changed personally. Redquark 18:00, 4 May 2007 (UTC)
"white book" not "white bible"?
External links need to be updated or removed. http://cm.bell-labs.com no longer contains any of the four external links posted. I'll see if I can find correct links later today. Blutrot (talk) —Preceding undated comment was added at 00:26, 12 October 2008 (UTC).
i am sunil singh negi
i am sunil singh negi
govt. Inter collage
This book is crap!
Most of the programing examples are useless programs.
The EOF streak is absolute bull because you can't generate an EOF with a keyboard.
The ctrl+c is terminating a running program and not an EOF.
READ UNTIL P33.
Let's see if that will change.
--Jangirke (talk) 07:10, 24 November 2013 (UTC)