mathmatical expressions evaluation

Kent Johnson kent3737 at
Thu Dec 23 12:05:35 CET 2004

Tonino wrote:
> thanks all for the info - and yes - speed is not really an issue and no
> - it is not an implementation of a complete financial system - but
> rather a small subset of a investment portfolio management system
> developed by "another company" ...
> What I am trying to achieve is to parse a formula(s) and generate a
> result ...

Why do you need to parse the formulas at runtime? It sounds like they are known in advance and you 
could just write functions to implement the calculations.


> I will look into the pyparsing suggested and maybe even leave out
> numarrays for now - as it seems a bit overkill ...
> The formula are a bit complex and maybe even difficult to write out
> Thanks all - I will post my progress ;)

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