Notes for Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie The C Programming Language
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Economy of expression, modern flow control and data structures, rich set of operators key features of C.
(ix) C is a general-purpose programming language which features economy of expression, modern flow control and data structures, and a rich set of operators. . . . its absence of restrictions and its generality make it more convenient and effective for many tasks than supposedly more powerful languages.
Kernighan, Brian W. and Dennis M. Ritchie. The C Programming Language. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1978. Print.