The naming convention of the C standards is Y2K-susceptible
Last updated on January 14, 2015, 21:33 by Sebastian Mihai
I consider the C language to be the most influential language to date.

However, I found it funny how the way C standards are named is not Y2K compliant. In 1999, the most recent standard was called C99. The next revision was C11, in 2011.

What will the year 2099 standard be called? What about the 2111 one?

If by chance no standard revisions will be released in 2099 or 2111, will the standard released in 2080 be called C80? That will create a chronological sequence of: C99 -> C11 -> ? -> C80.

We'll have to wait to see how this wonky naming convention will change.
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