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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Preprocessor
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 12:27:48 GMT


Mikhail Fursov wrote:
> On 10/31/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> You can have pointcuts on a whole number of events, including method
>> invocations but also exception handling, field assignments and accesses,
>> etc.  But you can only add behavior, you cannot subtract from the
>> original code.
> 
> 
> Thanks for your explanation. I completely forgot it because I played with
> AspectJ several years ago when was a student and was interested in theory
> more then in practice :)
> So AspectJ could be a good candidate for logging/tracing/profiling tool, 
> but
> is not able to do what we expect from a preprocessor.

Right.

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