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Robert Hovden <[log in to unmask]>
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ECJ Evolutionary Computation Toolkit <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 7 Jul 2005 19:09:10 -0400
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Sean Luke,

  I think that the GUI should run fine without having JFreeChart.  It should
function the same as before my additions. If there is no declaration of
chartable statistics in the parameter file, there will be no reference to
JFreeChart or iText.  Apologies for the late reply.

Robert Hovden
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Quoting Sean Luke <[log in to unmask]>:

> Robert, we'll take a look at the code changes you suggested and examine
> how to incorporate them.  Thanks very much!  Three minor items just in
> case (I've not examined the code yet):
> - The lead in the charting and GUI code is Sean Paus, whom I've cc:ed
> as I'm not sure if he's on the toolkit list yet.  Feel free to contact
> him directly and discuss more specific issues codewise.
> - The charting code was written in such a way as to make it possible to
> compile and use the GUI *without* having JFreeChart or iText installed
> -- the charting would just not show.  This was done largely by not
> having any symbols referencing the code showing up in the main Console
> and display code.  We need to try to keep this feature intact.
> - RAR files can't be uncompressed by Mac users (my group is nearly
> universally Mac and linux users) without an external third-party
> application.  Generally we tend to prefer .tar.gz if possible, and .zip
> in a pinch.  No biggie.
> Sean