I'm drowning in PHP

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Tue May 15 16:45:11 BST 2007

Peter Corlett wrote:
> Regular C doesn't allow $ in identifiers, although gcc supports it as an
> extension on some platforms and architectures (of which I suspect VMS would
> be one...)

I need to find my original copy of K&R to check but a dim and distant 
memory suggests that '$' used to be a valid character in version 7 C (at 

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