> Better yet, we dont need to wait until E5, and furthermore
> many valuable contributors may not be able to attend that
> meeting. So lets start it now, by answering these questions:
> 1) What open source language do we use?
> 2) How is this software package to be accessed?
> 3) What architecture?
> 4) Are there existing open source components that
> we could incorporate?
> 5) Are we looking a simulation of some sort?
> 6) What kind of user interface? Graphic? etc.
Does this thing need to be massively customisable, ala Excel, Matlab, or
could you evisage it as an app which allows one to set a bunch of
parameters, press a button, and numbers/graphs/other lovely stuff comes
If the latter, why not code it up as a web page in
server-side-scripting-language X? Maybe Java would do the job?
Emlyn James O'Regan - Managing Director
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