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OT: Re: Suitable text ed

On Wed, Sep 06, 2017 at 02:31:08AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> The total configuration generally is not a single file, usually broken up
> according to its order in the programs bootup, first being the basic
> config, then the first of what could be 2 or 3 .hal files, some of which
> can't be run until the gui is started, then once the gui is drawn, more
> gui for accessory tally's, spindle speed/direction, and dials to replace
> the cranks that no longer exist, usually written in xml or pyvcp, or
> gladevcp is done, which adds the "hal pins" that connect the machine gui
> to the machine. It can get complex.  This most recent lathe has over
> 1200 lines of code just in the configuration files.  And I still do not
> have any coolant or lube facilities under control.  Stuff I have yet to
> build or buy. :)

Damn, that sounds like fun.
Go to heaven for the climate, hell for the company.
    - Mark Twain

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