[UPHPU] OT: programming vs. markup languages

Richard Miller richardkmiller at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 22:09:45 MDT 2005


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turing_completeness


On Jun 3, 2005, at 1:39 PM, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:

>> The language that Smarty gives you is not, actually, (I believe)
>> Turing equivalent.  You can add more functions to make it Turing
>> equivalent, but out of the box (again, I believe) it's not.  Does  
>> this
>> mean that it doesn't qualify as a programming language?
>>
>
> What is "Turing equivalent"? I asked Google but he [1] didn't know.
>
>
>> Also, XHTML = eXtensible (right?) HypterText Markup Language.   
>> Doesn't
>> that make it a markup language, as opposed to a programming language?
>> I *know* that XHTML isn't Turing equivalent.
>>
>
> Agreed. I could/should have used better terminology. I meant  
> "coding" instead of "programming."
>
>
> [1] Is Google male?
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