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Comment: Re: C's not dead because nothing better.... (Score 1) 582

by alice_in_cipherland (#8566567) Attached to: C Alive and Well Thanks to Portable.NET
There are compiled languages that are arguably better than C, such as Eiffel, Modula-3, and D. These may be promoted by companies, but surely not controlled. C is popular because it's simple and powerful, is good enough, and has inertia. But that doesn't necessarily mean it's the best.

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