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From Dirk Eismann <bort...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: ActionScript and Apache Flex
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:38:12 GMT
2012/1/11 David Arno <david@davidarno.org>:
> The compiler turns the language into bytecode. If we have control of a
> AVM-targeting compiler, then we are free to define the specification of the
> language that it compiles.

exactly my point, same as Scala does for the JVM (see my previous post)

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.

Dirk.

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