Discussion on: Are CSS and HTML programming languages?

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David Skinner

I say it is a language some people are very fluent. SCSS 4.6+ has conditionals and computations and variables, what more do you want from a language. GoHtml5 templates lets you add shortcode to your HTML, put header in one file footer in another, what more do you want. GoHugo MarkDown you are just typing text, and specifying class and variable and parameters and database values, even Go shortcode if you are a bit crazy. I think that makes it a language.
TOML is a very simple language defined in maybe 100 lines. Go is a simple language requiring 100 pages simple compared to C++ which requires an encyclopedia.

Forth is not a language, it is a compiler that lets you create your own language that no one else can read 🤓