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DC

<language, tool> The Unix arbitrary precision postfix calculator and its language.

Here is an example program which prints out factorials:

	echo "[la1+dsa*pla2220>y]sy0sa1lyx" | dc

Unix manual page: dc(1).

bc provides a somewhat more readable syntax which is compiled into dc. There is also a GNU DC.

(1995-03-17)

 


Nearby terms: DBPL DBRI dBXL DC DC1 DC2 DC3
 

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