[AstroPy] Does anyone here use The Software Bisque Orchestrate Program?

Tommy Grav tgrav@mac....
Sun Aug 8 19:28:06 CDT 2010


On Aug 8, 2010, at 8:21 PM, Wayne Watson wrote:

> Well, I think you are wrong about my post, but you do not know the 
> reason why. The reason is this. First, The Bisque writes very 
> professional astronomy software for their products, one of which is a 
> hig quality GEM robotic mount. Further, Orchestrate is able to utilize 
> programs written in Visual Basic Script, JavaScript, Perl and other high 
> level languages. If I'm not mistaken it does this in first three 
> languages by the user providing a "compiled" version to Orchestrate. 
> Using, say, VB, one is able to write "auxillary" programs with a GUI as 
> an aid to operation.
> 
> So my follow up question is will Python work with it Python? Python can 
> produce exe files, as I understand it but neither the Bisque or I know 
> if they work. My questions stand until the moderator says otherwise.

How about actually stating you question properly in the original email,
rather than an email without even a proper body, just a question in the
header. Originally the question was has anyone used this software, now it is 
has anyone got python to work with it. Those are two very different
questions. The first is hardly on topic, the second is semi-on topic
for this list.

Also take the time to do some investigating on your own, and spend more than
30 seconds writing exactly what you are trying to find out. An email 
with a question in the header does not give incentive for anyone to spend
their own precious time helping you out. If you have not noticed, your style 
over the few days have started rubbing people around the python mailing lists
the wrong way, so a softer style might give you more help. 

Tommy



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