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revised Is it actually possible to have a 'useful' programming language that isn't Turing complete?
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comment Is it actually possible to have a 'useful' programming language that isn't Turing complete?
Other than the 'intended purpose' (In SQLs case, the retrieval and manipulation of data stored in a database) - not a right lot.
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comment Is it actually possible to have a 'useful' programming language that isn't Turing complete?
If a Turing complete language can be implemented using a language that is (nominally) non-Turing-complete, could the argument not be made that this in fact makes it Turing-complete by extension?
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comment Is it actually possible to have a 'useful' programming language that isn't Turing complete?
SQL is a query language, not a programming language.
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comment Is it actually possible to have a 'useful' programming language that isn't Turing complete?
For those not familiar with those languages, could you go into more detail about what they're missing that makes them not Turing complete, and some examples of things built with those languages?
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