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Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography

From: ralph
Subject: Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 19:28:15 +0000


> > > Of course, choosing an embedded language must be done in terms of
> > > the target audience which is *not* jaded old hackers
> > 
> > Oh well, I *was* about to suggest awk. :-)
> > 
> > But seriously, given the nature of the task at hand, the language
> > ought to be geared toward handling strings and patterns.
> POSIX sh or bash or Korn shell?

Did you forget the :-) ?   :-)

For a language `geared toward handling strings and patterns' that would
be Icon.  But for something a little more mainstream whilst still being
intended to be embedded go for Python.



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