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Re: succinctness = power

On 28 May 2002, Paul Graham wrote:

> Examples of that type are exactly what I'm asking for.  So
> if you (or anyone on LL1) can think of languages that force
> programmers to be excessively terse, let's see them.  I'm
> not proposing this as some kind of challenge.  I think this
> is an important question, and such examples if they exist
> would be very interesting to see.

Some old dialects of BASIC forced programmers to use one-letter variable
names (gaaack!)

Nathan Summers