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Maybe, but the author writes: "This book is for anyone wanting to learn C, or who has once wondered how to build their own programming language ... But C is not about software development and careers."

So the author has something else in mind: building a high level language from the hardware up. C#, JavaScript, Java, and Python already contain much of the basic functionality of Lisp, most importantly a garbage collector, memory safety, and high-level data types.

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