[kepler-dev] Can "stop" interrupt "initialize()"

Kevin Ruland kruland at ku.edu
Mon Jan 30 08:58:49 PST 2006


I was not clear -- I was referring to the semantic type checking and the 
'manual override' would only be for those users who have some deeper 
understanding of the data and don't want to go through the effort of 
annotating them correctly.  In retrospect, I should not have spoken 
because I don't know what the desired functionality of this portion of 
the system is.


Shawn Bowers wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Kevin Ruland wrote:
>> Bertram,
>> Things like static type checking may be optional (to the workflow) in
>> the sense that one could still execute a workflow without having done
>> the static type checking step or perhaps the workflow could be executed
>> if static type checking fails (user override?).
> Is this really true?  I don't think so in Ptolemy -- i.e., ptolemy throws
> exceptions if unexpected types are found.  In general, I'm not sure that
> for standard ptolemy/kepler type workflows, it even makes sense to run
> them if they are not type safe.

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