Language cacophony

Stumbled upon an interesting study of DSL’s with JSON syntax. While there are a lot of JSON syntax DSL’s this review only covers infovis DSL’s, but mentions the generation of XML DSL’s that preceded them.

No Grammar to Rule Them All:
A Survey of JSON-style DSLs for Visualization

Good stuff. I learnt about a danger specific to DSL designers; ‘language cacophony’

PS @moderators please feel free to change the title of the post if it inappropriate

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