[Pipet Devel] NetInputs and NetOutputs

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Tue Jun 20 08:23:40 EDT 2000

Brad Chapman wrote:
> Well, we need to have some kind of support for being able to save the
> state of a Piper program, and then retrieve it later, and the way I
> was planning on doing this was using the XML format that Overflow uses
> for it's '.n' files. As I mentioned, Piper can produce this format
> right now, so now I just need to learn to read it. This will also
> allow Jean-Marc to be able to re-use all his current stuff from
> Overflow, which is very important.
>     I'm not really positive yet how the best way to read the format
> will be (I'll either wrap the Overflow classes that already do this,
> or just get the information from the file myself). But either way, I
> was then planning on converting this into the "build time" xml format
> (which is lots of XML files--one for each node). I just finished doing
> the stuff necessary to make it possible to load information from this
> xml format into the user interface (see the latest cvs for this), but
> this will definately change some when we add the "View" part, since
> then I can manipulate the UI directly, instead of the weird way I'm
> doing it now.
>     Anyways, this is my plan. Hopefully I made some sense :-).

So, let me get this straight.  At this point, we have the ability to imbed PL
(Overflow) XML (.n) into the XML describing a BL (world-wide) network?

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