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Incomplete Documentation/One Idea

 [1/5] from: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 31-Aug-2001 9:00


Much of the best "documentation" on rebol takes the form of messages in this mailing list. Maybe a "Killer App" would be a sophisticated way of "mining" the archives and creating docs from that. It could result in ["recipes" "hints" "tutorials" "etc"] I know that there is just a huge amount of resources in there. My grasp of rebol is still sooo very bread-and-butter, but someone would a full knowledge of parsing and AI approaches .... hhmmm! tim

 [2/5] from: max:ordigraphe at: 31-Aug-2001 12:54


> -----Original Message----- > From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com]
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> that. It could result in ["recipes" "hints" "tutorials" "etc"] > I know that there is just a huge amount of resources in there.
But to mine data, you must know what the data is... in the case of the the scripts, the scarse comments included in the scripts deal more with the code at hand than the functions used... Its almost impossible to create a filter or parser which collect only documentation... cause it would have to "understand" what is being said... and if we were currently able to go that far... I dont think we would even need rebol... software would self-document itself and would suggest ideas by themselves... I think Rebol would be the native dialect used by your pet android or cyborg house cleaner ;-) ok, enough nonsense ;-) I really do think that there is a fabulous amount of technology in the rebol script archive. The only way I can see for us to use that in any automated manner, is to scan the words used in the code and index them. Then build a global index which tells you in which script that particular word is used with some sort of advanced priority so that we find more relevent ideas in the first scripts we look at... is that cool? -MAx

 [3/5] from: ammoncooke:yah:oo at: 31-Aug-2001 10:54


I have thought much about doing this kind of thing, but I think I am going to go ahead & Focus on RebDev, a visual development enviroment for REBOL. The project is underway, but slow, because I am the only developer. Enjoy!! Ammon PS Your idea would be an immediate best seller. ;D

 [4/5] from: petr::krenzelok::trz::cz at: 31-Aug-2001 20:20

some screenshots (was) Re: Re: Incomplete Documentation/One Idea


Hi, so I just hope RT doesn't mind for compiling few Express screenshots. Bug reporter - having it in View desktop would save tens of manhours for us, look at image37 too - you will find nice documentation there - users can add comments ... it would be even better if we could run examples ... OK, here it is: http://www.rebol.cz/~can/rebol-view/image35.jpg thru image38.jpg Cheers, -pekr-

 [5/5] from: tim:johnsons-web at: 31-Aug-2001 11:07

Re: Incomplete Documentation/One Idea


On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 12:54:03PM -0400, Maxim Olivier-Adlhoch wrote: <snip...>
> ok, enough nonsense ;-) I really do think that there is a fabulous > amount of technology in the rebol script archive. The only way I can
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> scripts we look at... > is that cool?
Yes! I believe you are onto something here... go for it.
> -MAx > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]> http://www.johnsons-web.com

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