I'm drowning in PHP

John Costello cos at indeterminate.net
Tue May 15 22:04:00 BST 2007

On Tue, 15 May 2007, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> 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 
> least).

There's always the version 6 manual at 


and "Recent Changes to C" from the original K&R


both linked from Dennis Ritchie's home page



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