[Chicago] Any topics?
bray at sent.com
Tue Nov 1 21:42:58 CET 2005
On Nov 1, 2005, at 12:25 PM, Ian Bicking wrote:
> I could do a little thing on generic functions (aka RuleDispatch)
BTW, I had to go here <http://peak.telecommunity.com/> to figure out
what RuleDispatch was.
$ python -c "import dispatch; print dispatch.__doc__"
Multiple/Predicate Dispatch Framework
This framework refines the algorithms of Chambers and Chen in their 1999
paper, "Efficient Multiple and Predicate Dispatching", to make them
for Python, while adding a few other enhancements like incremental index
building and lazy expansion of the dispatch DAG. Also, their algorithm
was designed only for class selection and true/false tests, while this
framework can be used with any kind of test, such as numeric ranges,
tests such as categorization/hierarchy membership.
NOTE: this package is not yet ready for prime-time. APIs are subject to
change randomly without notice. You have been warned!
* Support DAG-walking for visualization, debugging, and
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