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Médéric Burlet

is not two different things do you even read people's comments omg

a programming language is a language where you can write instructions leading to algorithms or various computations
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Please code algorithms or perform computations with HTML

if you read the four links i added theyt say exactly the same. Let me quote it to you since it seems you can't even open a link


Programming Languages involve Logical Operations, Arithmetic Operation, and many Algorithms. Whereas Markup Languages just include Tags to define the elements.
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A programming language is the proper and formal language that has been designed to allow programmers to communicate instructions to a computer. Programming language is used to create programs.

Programming language is used to transform data by creating CPU instruction that will rewrite the input data into the desired output. This is a language that encodes programs, meaning that a word in the language can be interpreted as a sequence of actions.
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 In simple terms, programming languages are set of instructions or code which tells a computer what it needs to do. So basically, we provide a logic or instruction to the computer to perform some task to get the desired output from it.
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Wikipedia cause you probably forgot to read that too:

A programming language is a formal language comprising a set of instructions that produce various kinds of output. Programming languages are used in computer programming to implement algorithms. 
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Algorithms, algorithms, algorithms
Maybe you don't know what that is and hence your confusion. With your lack of motivation to instruct yourself and learn new things:
From the oxford dictionary

A documented series of steps which leads to the transformation of some data. For example, in order to calculate the sum of a series of numbers a possible algorithm would involve repeatedly adding the numbers to be summed to a running total. Computer programs are a manifestation of algorithms which allow them to be executed very quickly.
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And for the sake of it the Cambridge one:

a set of mathematical instructions or rules that, especially if given to a computer, will help to calculate an answer to a problem.
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So please do code a nice efficient algorithm in HTML or a Mathematical Operation I gave you examples earlier but you ignored them like half the texts that don't go in your direction

So i'll defo accept HTML as a Programming Language the day it is renamed HTPL or the day someone makes a proper algorithm in HTML only.

Per the official body that handles HTML development:

HTML is the World Wide Web's core markup language. Originally, HTML was primarily designed as a language for semantically describing scientific documents.
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Still no algorithm planned for HTML6 yet though but who knows maybe 7.

Anyhow as Albert Einstein once said:

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.      
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I guess today I realized how true that statement can be.

Good luck on your future HTML algorithm if you ever manage.

Peace out


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