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From Matthew Poole <mattjpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ActionScript and Apache Flex
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 20:57:43 GMT
preprossessing meta data sounds great, especially for DI etc

Parametric polymorophism would be pretty cool too, it would allow for much
more generic abstractions...

On 11 January 2012 19:00, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

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> On 1/11/12 2:38 AM, "Dirk Eismann" <bortsen@googlemail.com> wrote:
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> > I think I saw some JIRA issues in the Adobe JIRA some time ago where
> > folks talked about how they enhanced the mxmlc / asc compilers to
> > evaluate metadata at pre-compile time to emit code. The same could
> > happen with custom language additions.
> I'm definitely interested in a "pre-processor" phase.  I just think it
> would
> be best if everything was describable in ActionScript as we know it today.
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> For example, method overloading might be achievable by a pre-processor
> phase.  But I would do it in a way that resolves to decorated method names
> on the class, not by clever bytecode manipulation.
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
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