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From Paolo Di Tommaso <paolo.ditomm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How create a custom string literal type
Date Sun, 03 May 2015 17:53:45 GMT
I think that AST cannot work here because the string has been already
parsed.


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On Sun, May 3, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Dinko Srko─Ź <dinko.srkoc@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3 May 2015 at 18:01, Paolo Di Tommaso <paolo.ditommaso@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would need to implement a string literal in which the dollar char is
> not
> > interpreted as variable placeholder, indeed to use a custom character to
> > interpolate variables.
> >
> > For example I would like define a string like this:
> >
> >
> > def DONE = 'Task completed'
> >
> >
> > def script = /%
> >
> > mv file_name $HOME
> > echo %DONE
> > /%
> >
> >
> >
> > In which the $HOME string is ignored while  %DONE is interpolated as a
> > groovy variable.
> >
> > Is there any way to do that ?
>
> Probably not ... although, I imagine it might be possible using AST
> transformations.
>
> On a related note, it would be interesting to have the ability to use
> a different GString implementation, instead of GStringImpl.
>
> Cheers,
> Dinko
>
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Paolo
> >
> >
> >
>

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