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Umm, reading Knuth got me certain that _assembler_ could be proven and had
been proven in math, from which languages like Pascal and Fortan and
Cobol and C can also be, or rather have been proven, and since Java is
just C transcendant then I feel that is also shown.
I do not feel that a markup language with patched on logic capacity can be
mathematically shown to be a programming language at all....
Just my opinion.
At 09:47 PM 8/25/2003 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> > Nor can I support folks in a CMM or ISO9000 shop
> > utilizing XML to any significant degree until they can show that XML is a
> > proven best practice, by rigorous scientific proofs.
>What programming language can you justify by "rigorous scientific
>[meaning mathematical?] proofs"? Scheme and Prolog, maybe.
>A mosquito cried out in his pain, John Cowan
>"A chemist has poisoned my brain!" http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
> The cause of his sorrow http://www.reutershealth.com
> Was para-dichloro- firstname.lastname@example.org
>Diphenyltrichloroethane. (aka DDT)