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Recent Musings, and Tree

From:Jeff Sheets <wickedbob@...>
Date:Friday, August 18, 2000, 5:03
I've been lurking for a while, since the Gold-Sword translations have died
down.  Recent discussions about static/dynamic(non-static) verbs, and
Algonkian grammatical genders have got me thinking about some better stuff
for Kucpergap.  I'll probably have a new text written up in some short time.
I'd also like to take this opportunity to announce a Win32 based program I'm
developing called Tree.  It's currently very simple, but it basically
maintains and works with tree oriented data structures as a Document.  So,
for instance, you could create a tree of languages, with each language
describing what other languages are derived from it.  It currently has very
little functionality, besides the basic saving and opening of trees, and the
ability to relabel items in the tree.  Anyone interested in playing around
with version 0.1 is welcome to it.  It isn't buggy, AFAIK, but it has some
basic, yet not so simple, functionality left out.  *NIXers may be interested
to know that someday I plan on either porting, or having ported, the program
to linux/XWindow System, and datafiles will be transferable between systems.
Currently the program uses Micro$oft based storage techniques, mostly to get
the thing running in the first place.  Any suggestions for functionality will
be appreciated.  :)

Jeff Sheets

"On two occasions I have been asked by members of Parliament, `Pray, Mr.
Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers
come out?'  I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas
that could provoke such a question." -- Charles Babbage