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From Daniel Wasilewski <devudes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FalconJS] concepts
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:59:10 GMT
What I am trying to understand in regards to this.

Is it, that AS3 -> AST needs to deal with those but AST->JS simply 
ignore it?
AS3 -> AST         -> JS
Type safe     we don't care
as long output represents input? Abstract syntax tree is abstract by 
definition right?

On 11/29/2012 8:26 AM, Frank Wienberg wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:45 AM, Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:
>> Well, there is the JavaScript operator "instanceof", what's wrong with
>> that?
> Nothing, but it only works when you actually use the
> prototype chain, not when you copy all members from
> the superclass to the subclass.
> Also, when using ActionScript, you will want to use "is"
> for interfaces, where "instanceof" does not work.
> Bernd Paradies points out in his
> blog<http://blogs.adobe.com/bparadie/2012/10/21/kicking-typescipts-tires/>that
> a real drawback
> of TypeScript is that there is no runtime type information
> about interfaces. The Jangaroo Compiler + Runtime
> implement the "is" and "as" operators to work with
> interfaces seamlessly and efficiently!
> Greetings,
> -Frank-

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