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From Paul King <>
Subject Re: question on AST transformations
Date Sat, 02 Jun 2018 11:24:15 GMT
I'm on holidays and can't really check right now but I wouldn't necessarily
assume a compilation error.

On Fri., 1 Jun. 2018, 7:25 pm, <> wrote:

> Thanks a lot, Paul. That will be very helpful in the second article I am
> preparing on the Metaobject Protocol of language Cyan. The first article is
> available in By the way, it cites your
> Groovy book.
> One more question: suppose an AST transformation class inserts a method
> and a field in a class 'HelpMe'. That is made in the SEMANTIC_ANALYSIS
> phase (maybe another phase, I think it does not matter). Another class
> 'Other' accesses the inserted field and call the inserted method of
> 'HelpMe'. Annotation @CompileStatic is attached to 'Other'. Assume that the
> semantic analysis of 'Other' is made before that of 'HelpMe' (I am assuming
> there is no pre-defined compilation order between the source files, then it
> could be 'HelpMe' before 'Other' but the problem that follows should not
> happen in this case). That will cause a compile error because the field and
> method will not be found in 'HelpMe'. Is that correct?
> Cheers, José

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