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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2020

Java pre- and post processor around OPL solve task

Allow for a Java-based pre- and post process run around a DOC OPL Solve task.
OPL is good for defining the optimization model, but not good to do complex pre- and post processing.
One approach is to run Java-based pre and post processing code around an OPL model. Currently, such runs need to be triggered either explicitly by the user, or indirectly through some derived-table logic. It would be a lot cleaner and easier if it is possible to define the pre and post processing as some parameters of the OPL solve task.
Just like regular Java tasks, these Java processes should be able to read and write to the scenario via the DOM.

Keeping an OPL model allows to keep the out-of-the-box Goals and Requirements user interaction (i.e. feasopt)