External textual DSLs

Note last edited January 2022

Some definitions:

In other words, external textual DSLs are human-editable, yet computer-readable structured textual file formats.


Advantages of external textual DSLs:

Disadvantages of external textual DSLs:


See List of external textual DSLs.

See also

For prose, Embedded plaintext metadata formats can be useful. Also see Lightweight markup languages are inadequate for technical writing.

External resources

Note last edited January 2022.