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Re: Revised batch plot control file


On 08/07/2012 01:20 PM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
> I revised my ideas on the batch plot facility after some experimentation (the testbed was useful). Here is a 'converted' control file showing all that it can do at the moment.
> All the features are in there, only the parser/executor has to be implemented.
> My 'biggest' problem on the dsnlexer for now was that the comment character is # instead of ; (and it choked on my lisp commenting habits:P:P)

( I have no lisp habits.  Ironic, since I eventually came around to appreciate the
sexpressions. )

Lorenzo, did you invent a programming language?
I could not tell if this was procedural or not from your comments.  Clearly it is at least
partly procedural.

Had you considered simply having a all required options exposed via the scripting API, and
then simply using python to drive exactly the same functionality?  What were the downsides
to that approach?  That is, literally a python program at the command prompt.

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