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Self naming jobs

Currently I have parameterised jobs, which run multiple times, with different parameters, in one workflow. 

 

The only way to meaningfully tell these jobs apart (aside from numbering) is to pass a 'name ' key through. This is annoying as the 'name' key mostly just relates to the parameters I'm passing in. It would be much neater if the parametrised job itself can use the parameters to set its own name. 

 

At the least, it would be useful 

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  • Aug 19 2019
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    Nathan Dintenfass commented
    19 Aug 19:00

    Unfortunately, this would make the job names arbitrarily long, and they would change if the parameters change.