Variable Declaration syntax?

"Ravi" <nvn_ravi@sify.com>
3 Apr 2006 01:37:19 -0400

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From: "Ravi" <nvn_ravi@sify.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Apr 2006 01:37:19 -0400
Organization: http://groups.google.com
Keywords: syntax, question, comment

Hi PPl,


I like to known why in most of the programming languages has a constran
like the first character of the variable declaration should not be any
special character,numbers,etc.


Is there any special reason ?


Thanks in Advance.


Cheers,
Ravi.
[The short answer is that if you allow arbitrary punctuation in names, you can't
tell the names from the punctuation. -John]


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