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Surprised to see the oldest programming language is Makefile (1970) in this chart. It appeared earlier than C (1972). Is this correct?



According to wikipedia [1], make appeared in 1976, so it should be younger than C.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_(software)


C dates from 1969[1], though 1972 is probably a better date for "something very close to what first edition K&R describes".

[1] http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/chist.html




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