@schlink if it's simple enough and I wanted to make sure it's going to run for years, probably bash. If it's not that simple, probably Python 3. Or Clojure/Java. Maybe C without dependencies so I can compile it everywhere.
@estebanm yeah, hadn't thought about BASH as an option, partially because I'm not very strong in it.
Python 3 is an interesting suggestion! I've struggled with setting up/maintaining a working Python environment in the past, which feels like a downside in this case to me. I kind of liked Rust in part because it's pretty easy to set up a compiling environment on a fresh machine.
@schlink Oh, yeah, definitely Python3 without dependencies. Or maybe with dependencies copied in the same directory to not depend on any special tool.
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