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Discussion on: Is C still a high level language?

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Jonathan Boudreau

Technically going by the definition, C could be considered high level. I don't really see how it makes a difference, at the end of the day C nowadays is only employed in niche use cases like embedded systems, kernels, drivers, etc. The reason why it is avoided is because it doesn't have many abstractions, i.e. it is considered too low level for general programming.