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C-- is a programming language created in 1997 by Simon Peyton Jones.

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C-- (pronounced cee minus minus) is a C-like programming language. Its creators, functional programming researchers Simon Peyton Jones and Norman Ramsey, designed it to be generated mainly by compilers for very high-level languages rather than written by human programmers. Unlike many other intermediate languages, its representation is plain ASCII text, not bytecode or another binary format.. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from hello-world:
target byteorder little; import puts; export main; section "data"{ s:bits8[] "Hello World\0"; } foreign "C" main(){ foreign "C" puts("address"s); foreign "C" return(0); }

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