Structured text formats that are readable by both humans and machines have been popular almost since the beginning of computing. Programming languages are a good example of this, but there are many others. Parsing text is related to the previous chapter, language orient programming, because if you want to implement a language that is not embedded in F# then creating a parser for that format would be the first step. However, there are many reasons that you may want to parse an existing text format, so I did not want to limit this chapter to parsing languages.
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