The Art of the Nothingburger

Originally published at: https://www.freemarker.es/2020/04/26/the-art-of-the-nothingburger/

I have been very busy with my other main interest, my attempt to resuscitate the venerable JavaCC project, so progress on resuscitating FreeMarker is rather stalled right now. A while back, I wrote a history of the JavaCC project, and in so doing, I realized that there was a concept that I certainly understood (by…