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They're specific to the problem domain, which happens to be cross-field.

The venerable `make` is a DSL. awk is a DSL.




`make`, sure, but calling awk a dsl is a huge stretch


It's not, really. It's even cited on the Wikipedia page as a well-known DSL. Give it a read, there's a lot of DSLs that maybe don't seem like one at first blush.




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