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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Preprocessor
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 17:47:40 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Right, but you (Mr Harmony developer) don't modify the 'processed code',
>> you work in the 'code w/ preprocessor statements', so you probably want
>> the code you are modifying to be real, compilable Java code too.
> 
> Agreed, but I was thinking though about "Mrs Java developer"

Yep, she works with the post-processed source.  Then we have the 'Men
are from Mars, ...' conversation about "the bug on line 42" ;-)

>> However, assuming you want the code you modify to be basically Java, you
>> might as well make it real Java.  It then makes sense for it to be valid
>> as Big Java (SE), and existing editors can be used on it without the
>> preprocessor as a poor-man's Harmony IDE.
> 
> Agreed this is ideal.  So what are the options?

We spoke of them already: annotations, structured comments, look-aside
tables, etc.  Pick your poison.

Regards,
Tim

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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)


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