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Re: Graphics I did at Delta

In article <Pine.LNX.4.10.10105271311300.3506-100000@masqgate.bodine.swapdisk.com>,
    Bob and Cecelia <n3lym@amsat.org>  writes:

> Thanks, Ralph. I'll put a link to it on the Delta page. BTW, I'm afraid
> that the example of "nightmarishly-deep nesting of parentheses" in the
> DIRECT program is likely my code. Don't ask me why, but I loved to do that
> back then...

I seem to recall that the parens program was written specifically
because you had the big hairy nested expression deep inside DIRECT.

I think it was your love of switches that made for the big ugly mess
:-).  After you enhanced DIRECT, it had more switches than any other

I have this memory of Bob coming into 302 Willard Hall with a printout
of his gnarly expression where he had matched the parenthesis by hand
with a diagram and that the sight of this ungodly manual torture
inspired Ralph to write the parens matching program.

Of course its fuzzy neurons and not videotape that's recalling this,
so I could be incorrect in some details.
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