new years resolutions

Pieter Nagel pnagel at nagel.co.za
Sat Jan 4 12:36:12 CET 2003


Peter Hansen wrote:
> Mike Meyer wrote:

>>Personally, I think that insisting that programming languages be
>>turing complete is a better definition
...
> That's another definition and, as it's clearly more constraining,
> possibly a more useful one.  It's not widely used, however,

Ahem. Which circles do *you* hang out in? :-)

Turing Completeness has been the one and only rigorous mathematicall 
definition of "programming language" for *decades*, now.

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