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Re: 20050623: python + LDM



Daryl,

>Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 13:28:49 -0500 (CDT)
>From: Daryl Herzmann <address@hidden>
>Organization: Indiana State University
>To: address@hidden,
>To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden>
>Subject: Re: 20050623: python + LDM 
>Keywords: 200506231613.j5NGDeZu022545

The above message contained the following:

> Well, a good python coder could write faster code than a bad C programmer. 
> The speed I am looking for is the ease of adaptation and the rich python 
> library environment to do web service things with.  As an aside, I would 
> benchmark my Python Shef decoder against dcshef anyday :)  In fact, that 
> will be my first test to show how much faster the twisted adapter is than 
> a CGI-ish invoked python (both my versions), I can't compete with dcshef 
> since I don't write GEMPAK files out from python yet.
> 
> Speaking of such, could I get the email of Kevin Smith referenced here:
> 
> http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/content/support/help/MailArchives/gempak/msg03224.html

I'll let him know about you and your work.  Hopefully, he'll respond.

> > It appears that your code would only be good for textual products 
> > because it looks for an STX control-character -- and binary products 
> > would have plenty of those.
> 
> Yeah, great point.  I have never written a binary product decoder and will 
> have to account for that.  Thanks.
> 
> > I'll run it past our Python expert.
> 
> Sweet!  I haven't seen anything in the archives about doing this, so I 
> thought I would give it a hack.
> 
> later,
>    daryl
> 
> -- 
> /**
>   * Daryl Herzmann (address@hidden)
>   * Program Assistant -- Iowa Environmental Mesonet
>   * http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu
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Regards,
Steve Emmerson


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