[Haskell-cafe] What *is* a DSL?

Gregg Reynolds dev at mobileink.com
Fri Oct 9 18:11:47 EDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 6:08 AM, Colin Paul Adams
<colin at colina.demon.co.uk>wrote:

> >>>>> "George" == George Pollard <porges at porg.es> writes:
>    George> I'd also like to note that the canonical pronunciation of
>    George> DSL ends in "-izzle".
> Whose canon?
> Interestingly, I have always assumed the canonical pronunciation of
> DSSSL was diesel, as JADE stands for JAmes's DSSSL Engine.
> I don't see why removing extra S-es should shorten the vowel.
>  Wht vwl?  U mst b Englsh. 2 n Amrcn, DSSSL is "dissel"; all short vowels.
DSL is "dee-ess-ell".  "Dizzle" is a brbrzm.

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