[xquery-talk] a conceptual clarification

Per Bothner per at bothner.com
Fri Mar 4 14:21:57 PST 2005

David Sewell wrote:
> (off-topic question: is there any other common programming language out
> there in which a one-line string literal like
>    "Hello, world!"
> is a complete and valid 'program' as it is in XQuery?)

Of course - there's a lot of them.
All of the Lisp family of languages: Common Lisp, Scheme, Emacs Lisp.
The APL family.
More generally: any/most "expression-oriented" languages.
	--Per Bothner
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