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Letter-first Identifiers

Letter-first Identifiers

Letter-first Identifiers are a language feature.

A lot of programming languages have the restriction that identifier names must start with a letter. This makes it easier for the parser to unambiguously tell an identifier from a number.

Languages with Letter-first Identifiers include JavaScript, HOPE

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