From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-30 11:43:46
From: John Max Skaller <skaller_at_[hidden]>
> Greg Colvin wrote:
> > Yes, that is just the sort of problem that requires garbage
> > collection. For better or worse, it is the rare programmer
> > who sets out to write a language.
> Actually, most systems DO require programming a 'language'.
> For example, many applications process configuration files,
> command line options, and input data. :-)
Like XML, RDF, HTML, SQL ...
And, for worse, many programmers do not approach this
as a language design task, but just hack up something
with scanf. I'm hoping tools like Spirit and Felix can
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