Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 11:12:22 -0700
Reply-To: Albert-Jan Roskam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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From: Albert-Jan Roskam <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Somebody who knows much about macros???
:-)) Perhaps you're right, but most of the clunky code is in the comment (which is not generated with the pure-syntax loop. Also, the pure-syntax code Bruce posted has two loops, with the busiest loop being the outer loop. I wonder which code is faster (not that it matters if it's just a few ms ;-).
All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
--- On Thu, 7/14/11, David Marso <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: David Marso <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [SPSSX-L] Somebody who knows much about macros???
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 7:04 PM
WOW! This is so much easier to understand than the simple VECTOR/LOOP ;-)
GACK! Albert-Jan. Sometimes Python has its place (eg requiring dictionary
info/data cursors etc), but this is probably one of those everything looks
like a nail when you have a hammer situations.
>sep = os.linesep
>cmds = ""
>for n in range(0, 400):
> if n > 0 and n % 5 != 0:
> cmd = "IF( MISSING(T%dEQ5DNL) ) T%dEQ5DNL = T%dEQ5DNL.%s" % (n, n,
> n-1, sep)
> cmd = "*" + 50 * "-" + ".%s* New block (%d-%d).%s" % (sep, n, n+4,
> sep) + "*" + 50 * "-" + >".%s" % sep
> cmds += cmd
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