guest post by Cay Hasselmann~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The two oldest references on a business rule language I personally could find was in the British Library.
One was on the building of the Pyramid in the Cheops Dynasty (2613-2498 BC), where 100,000 workers were involved for over 20 years. In some scrolls you will find what I would say are part of a basic rulebook.
The other is from China during the Chou Dynasty (1046–256 BC), which is a rulebook for government officials.
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