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SunWorld: Scripting with C

[ Thanks to Paul
Eggert
for this link. ]

While we generally think of C as the prototype industrial
language — hard-edged, high-performance, and dangerous– numerous
projects have attempted to wrap C in a more amiable
package.

“Among the survivors still in production are: CINT, EiC, elastiC, ICI, LPC, Pike.”

“Our survey excludes interpreters not generally available for
Unix systems (such as QNC and Think C), those with limited
interactivity (the UPS C interpreter), and interpreters that are
moribund. We found software product catalogs listing C interpreters
that have been orphaned for several years, but all the following
systems are in active development.”


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