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From Susan Cline <home4...@pacbell.net>
Subject Re: Descriptions of oplet types
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:08:31 GMT
I think “analytic’ sounds better then the “ones in the middle”.

Susan
> On Apr 1, 2016, at 6:48 AM, Dan Debrunner <djd@debrunners.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Thursday, March 31, 2016 4:55 PM, Julia Bamford <jbamfor@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>> As I've mentioned in a few other posts, I'm working on a conceptual
>> overview that will help people understand Quarks terminology.
>> 
>> I'm working from this doc that Dan pointed me to a few weeks ago:
>> https://github.com/quarks-edge/quarks/wiki/Quarks-Etiao-Runtime
>> 
>> However, when I compare that to the descriptions for the quarks.oplet.core
>> package, I feel like there's a bit of a disconnect.
>> 
>> I see:
>> Source
>> Sink
>> Peek
>> 
>> But I don't see:
>> Process, unless it's now called process source.
> 
> The four types of oplets in the wiki page are not specific oplet kinds (or class names),
maybe "categories" would have been a better term to use.
> 
> So Filter and Map oplets are "processing" oplets, they process incoming streams and produce
outgoing streams.
> 
> If anyone has a better term than "processing" please share, other options are "the ones
in the middle" :-) or maybe "analytic".
> 
> Dan.


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