[racket] Sieve...

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Jun 6 07:58:02 EDT 2011

40 minutes ago, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> Eli Barzilay wrote at 06/06/2011 07:05 AM:
> > Four hours ago, John Clements wrote:
> >   
> >> RFC 5228, a DSL for mail processing. Very tidy, *perfect* DSL
> >> domain. Could have been nice....
> >
> > There's about 200 similar DSLs around anything that's related to
> > email...
> And some of them are among the most atrocious languages ever
> conceived, much less put into mission-critical production.
> But you can implement Towers of Hanoi in "sendmail.cf". :)

The peak of ridiculousness for me was sendmail.mc -- written in M4,
but the file has zero text of its own.  Basically like a
scribble-syntax file that has no text and therefore no point in using
it in the first place.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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