Do you know any jokes or funny stories about language engineering? I have four in mind:
I separate grammars by their “Bundy”-ness: they are either form-AL or they are PEG.
A piece of Shakespeare using regular expressions:
On your last day at a C project add the line:
#define TRUE FALSE
friends don’t let their friends use regular expressions.
Q: How many language engineers do you need to change a lightbulb?
A: 25. 1 to write a grammar for the model, 1 to write the generator for the embedded lightbulbchanger software and… 23 to convince management that this is the way to go.
Q: How many roads do you need in a park for language enineers?
A: None: they walk the trees.