[kepler-dev] Re: Ptolemy II 4.0.1 is available for download
ludaesch at sdsc.edu
Thu Aug 5 11:35:59 PDT 2004
Are the plans to bring it back later? (I guess it was not yet ready
for "prime time" !?)
For now, I guess Kepler could "adopt the unloved orphan" in the Kepler
In the mid/long run, I think it will be good to have a set of higher
order actors (as mentioned before, e.g. by Edward).
>>>>> "CB" == Christopher Brooks <cxh at eecs.berkeley.edu> writes:
CB> Hi Xiaowen,
CB> IterateOverArray was dropped from the release, you could try putting
CB> the actor to be applied between ArrayToSequence and SequenceToArray.
CB> You might need to do this inside a SDF composite actor.
CB> Good idea, I'll see about folding StringReverse in to the Ptolemy II
CB> Hi Christopher,
CB> Thanks for releasing Ptolemy II 4.0.1! I look forward to trying the
CB> context menu fix for Linux and the Mac.
CB> 1. I noticed that the IterateOverArray actor was removed in 4.0.1 and I
CB> didn't see a note about why that was done. I've already started using
CB> that actor in my workflows, so I'm sad to see it go. Will you tell me
CB> what happened to it? Has it been renamed or moved to a different location?
CB> 2. I'm happy to see the addition of actors in the
CB> ptolemy.actor.lib.string package. String operations are very useful in
CB> workflows, and I've been using the expression language to accomplish a
CB> lot of this. For example, I've used <string>.length() to get the string
CB> length instead of the StringLength actor. Using real actors instead of
CB> an expression actor may be more readable. I'd like to suggest that
CB> Ptolemy II include a StringReverse actor as well. I wrote one and
CB> checked it into the Kepler repository at
CB> src/org/sdm/spa/StringReverse.java. Reversing a string was not
CB> something I could figure out how to do with the expression language
CB> because I couldn't find a method in the Java String class API to help
CB> with it. Will you please include something like this in the next release?
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