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1. On what language was Pascal written?
2. What was written first, Pascal or C?

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1.  Fisrt , Pascal was written from assambly.
     After that  next version of Pascal was written from old version of Pascal.
2.  C came first.  C is classic language.
     But Pascal is clean language.
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I do not intend to flame but I have to say that both 1. and 2. are not just completely wrong - it is a rubbish.
Pascal was carefully planned, designed and formally defined in 1970 by Prof. Ni on the basis of Algol (1960) - the very first language for structured programming. [1]
"C was first designed by Dennis Ritchie for use with UNIX on DEC PDP-11 computers. The language evolved from Martin Richard's BCPL, and one of its earlier forms was the B language, which was written by Ken Thompson for the DEC PDP-7. The first book on C was The C Programming Language by Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie, published in 1978." - from "Unix Unleashed" book [2]
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[1] http://www.oberon.ch/docu/history.html
[2] http://www.mcp.com/personal/
The other very interesting topics such as evolution of Pascal by
Borland, OOP extensions, etc. are beoynd the scope of original question. If you are interested - send me email.

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Since Unix was developed in one of the universities, then which language became first to use in the universities?

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