[Pipet Devel] Snazzy CVS commits

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Fri Aug 4 20:39:58 EDT 2000

Brad Chapman wrote:
> 1. Remove the requirement for any python XML or DOM libraries. All of my
> code which used to do things with XML has been replaced by Overflow code
> which does the similar things, so our only XML library dependence now is
> libxml (1 not 2, BTW).

What's the status of libxml 2 ?

> I don't want to ever hear anyone say I didn't do
> my part for removing dependencies :-).

Okay, I won't say it :-)

> 2. Integrate Piper *very* closely with Overflow. I am now using the
> overflow UI* libs extensively in the dl and am working on both Overflow
> CVS and Piper CVS concurrently.

So, you've actually been changing Overflow code?

> 3. Provide a drastic speed improvement over what we had before. If you
> were using Piper from CVS any time this summer, then you'll see how much
> faster things are now.

That's great.  Are you running Piper on your 486?  I know it's been a little
slow on my P1/200.

So, have you made any changes to the UI2DL IDL that might break Pied?

Cool going there thuper dude!

J.W. Bizzaro                                           jeff at bioinformatics.org
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