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Why C is a Language and not a database?

Vihanga EmbedSoft
15/09/2016 0 0

When I interviewed a candidate, I raised this question many times, but I have not got the answer correctly.

To under why C is a language and not a database,  it is good to understand why our communication languages such as Engilish, Hindi, Kanannda, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam are call languages.

To call X as a language, X should have the following:

1. Character Set

2. Predefined words

3. Grammer

4.  anything created with point 1 to 3  should give a meaning.

 

If we follow above rules  take Engilish as an example:

1. Character set    -   A to Z  are avilable

2. Predefined Words  -  English Dictionary provides all the available words with meaning.  One can only make use of these words while communicating in written/Verbal.

3.  Grammer   :  English has grammer and tells us the rules to use words and make sentences.

4.  By following point 1 to 3  we can write a poem or an essay or an article or a policy  etc.   If one knows english one can easily understand and convey the meaning of it also.

The same rule we can apply for Hindi/Kannada/Telugu/Tamil/Malayalam and other languages.

Now consider C and lets apply these rules:

1.  Character Set -   A - Z, a - z, 0 - 9, ',', '; etc..

2.  Predefined Words  -   Has reserve words such as define, main, for, if, else, etc..  We can only use these for programming.

3.  Grammer :   There are statements and every statment has got a syntax(grammer) on how to use it.

4.  By following above point 1 to 3 one can write multiple applications all will give a meaningful purpose.

 

Where as Database is meant for a specific purpose.  We cannot use for anything.  Hence database Oracle is not a language.

 

I Hope, I made this point clear. 

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