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Discussion on: Is C still a high level language?

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Benjamin Trent

Depends on from which direction you are looking.

If you are looking from above (Javascript, Java, Python, etc.), it's low level.

If you are looking from below (machine code, assembly, etc.), it's high level.

itDepends

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Mason Hawver

So it's mid level or old high level.

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rtosman

Levels don't have ages.

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v4n5h4j

Unless they are normalised.

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Olukayode Adegoke

Ben,

I agree with your point of view - machine code and assembly are definitely lower level than C while Java, Javascript, Perl, and Python are higher level. I will say Pascal is at the same level as C.

-- Olu Adegoke

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Benjamin Trent

I agree, Pascal (and probably Fortran) are on the same level as C.