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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: Progress on the Antlr4-based parser
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:57:52 GMT

On 07.03.2016 14:16, Jesper Steen Møller wrote:
> If you make a static inner subclass of the non-static inner class, the
> constructor must specify the outer instance.

of course...! Haven't thought about that one... I guess we miss that in 
Groovy then... not sure though we need it, or if it is really good 
design to do that... probably a no to both.

>>>>> * ./benchmark/bench/heapsort.groovy uses access modfiers on the
>>>>>   script’s local variables — that’s not really allowed, is it?
>>>>>   should that work? It can’t get it to work in Groovy 2.4.x
>>>> You mean like "public static final long IM = 139968"? It does not
>>>> really make a semantic sense to allow this. For convenient copy&paste
>>>> this could be allowed... if it poses no problem, I think it would be
>>>> nice to have. But it is not really required
>>> But what should it mean? Should it become fields in the Script class, or
>>> just be stripped of access and staticness and introduced as locals in
>>> the main() ?
>> yes
> So - “Yes” to which side of the disjunction? Member or local?

sorry... ;) local variables. That's what you get without the modifiers 
and we have not decided to do anything different through a modifier here 
- afaik.

bye Jochen

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