History of the BASIC family of languages – kann Spuren von Humor, Sarkasmus und Ironie enthalten.
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1985 – A variant of C with object oriented capabilities, called C With Classes, is ready to go commercial. However, the name C With Classes is considered too clear and easy for outsiders to understand, so the commercial version is called C++. — History of the C family of languages