OT: Punctuation-starved Programming Languages

Stan Barr stanb at dial.pipex.com
Thu Jun 22 03:01:51 CDT 2006


John R said:

> If punctuation means +, !, @, :, ; etc. then Forth has
> plenty of punctuation.

In forth these are just single character words that just happen 
to be expressed by puntuation symbols.  You can redefine these as
something more verbose and Forth still works the same.  

Stan Barr  stanb at dial.pipex.com

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