[Pipet Users] Natural Programming and Integration

nile at nest.dloo.com nile at nest.dloo.com
Mon Mar 26 13:13:22 EST 2001

Hi Jeff,

Yep. Piper can be definitely be an SDK. 

As a quick warning, the BlueBox XMLGUI is not finished. It does not have
Python scripting at the moment, not till the end of April.



On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, J.W. Bizzaro wrote:

> Hi Nile!
> nile at nest.dloo.com wrote:
> > 
> > Not at all! We think Piper is cool! We don't want to part ways. Back in
> > October, we just really needed to focus on coding BlueBox itself
> > and realized that adding people (Mythical ManMonth style) would slow down
> > the project. It was a hard decision, but we really needed to focus on the
> > project.
> Sehr gut!  I was under the impression that you thought the Piper model might
> not be compatible with BlueBox's, not currently and possibly not ever.
> > Please feel free to use BlueBox when it is released.
> Documentation on your API (how GUI's are described and generated) would be
> most helpful.  You didn't have it ready last fall.  Nodes in Piper can
> describe GUI's (as meta XML), and, as you know, the act of combining nodes
> builds GUI's.  Thus, in effect, Pied/Piper can function as a BlueBox SDK.
> Cheers.
> Jeff

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