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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-13 18:35:45

ebo_at_[hidden] wrote:

EBo! So nice to see you every now and then.

> Something I was playing around with a couple of years ago and never took the
> project to full production was a user extensible machine-tool parser which
> kept the rules and the grammar in persistent dynamically loadable objects. I
> was able to load new commands on the fly, or actually change the grammar rules
> themselves... The intent was to provide an RS-274 (D-X) parser that the end
> user can overload behaviors as implemented historically by different vender's
> over the last 40 years. Also, to allow the end user to implement some of the
> more esoteric functionality (like PH and NURB curves).
> I would have to reimplement it in Spirit2 and seriously clean it up though...
> Would something like that be interesting?

Yeah, that's cool! I'm not sure it fits the criteria I outlined though.
Seems to be too complex for the cookbook?


Joel de Guzman

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