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Re: hardcode.pgm anomaly--third try
- Subject: Re: hardcode.pgm anomaly--third try
- From: "Patricia M. Godfrey" priscamg@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 15:47:22 -0400
Harry Binswanger wrote:
Do you need to do anything more complicated than what I did in my tiny
program. As I said in an earlier post, If all you want to do is change
DC tags into their numbers, a simple-minded program to do that is:
That Xyquest's Hardcode is overkill is, I suspect, true. But (and
I have to look more closely at the code) I think yours is way to
simple. Look, I use heavily nested ACs, sometimes 6 or 7 deep.
Plus a Chapter counter. And (at least im my grammar magnum opus)
also have written-out counters (One, Two, Three, etc), for which
the top-level counters get reset.
Just to give you an idea:
Part One: The Parts of Speach
Chapter : The Verb
Properties of Verbs
The Present Tense
and so on.
Now I almost always use the decimal style of numbering (1, 1.1,
1.1.1, etc; I think I heard somewhere that Wittgenstein
introduced that schema in Tractatus?) But others might prefer the
more traditional I, A, 1, a, i.
And DC is the command you give to set them up; it's C1, C2, etc
that you use to invoke them.
Patricia M. Godfrey