### C Python Scripts

These scripts use Kappa and Smurf commands to do the number crunching, but use Python rather than shell script to glue these commands together. The parameter system used by these scripts has been designed to be similar to the ADAM parameter system used by most other Starlink commands. So for instance, values can be specified by keyword or position on the command line, and the user will be prompted for any required parameter values that were not specified on the command line. However, there are some significant differences, including:

• The used parameter values are not stored in a parameter file for later use. So for instance, the Kappa parget command cannot be used to recover parameter values.
• Parameters that take logical parameters must always specify their value using an equal sign (e.g. retain=yes rather than retain, and retain=no rather than noretain).
• The documentation for the command may be displayed by running the command with the --help option on the command line.