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From Jarosław Szczepankiewicz <jszczepankiew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: API for reflection
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:12:08 GMT
to be precise, reflection is present in flash player (via
describetype) but the queries about structure of some class are not
cached, and accessible as xml not as a collection or something
similar.

2012/3/7 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>:
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> On 3/7/12 9:08 AM, "Stefan Horochovec" <stefan.horochovec@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Well
>>
>> In my previous email I suggested was a reflection API built into the
>> Flex SDK, and also cited an example a third API that does this, but at
>> no time I said that we should copy, request that was donated, so I
>> suggested that was developed this feature natively, as there is in
>> Java eg
>> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/1.5.0/docs/api/java/lang/reflect/package-summary
>> .html
> Reflection should probably be a VM feature, which it isn't, and I don't see
> it happening soon.  That doesn't mean that we can't tweak the compiler to
> add additional properties to classes under some convention so you can get
> most of what you want.
>>
>> Anyway, the idea was not well regarded? No problem, as I said, it was
>> just an idea launched. And after that, I sent an email wondering what
>> is the main focus at this time to work on the SDK. Also, ask if it was
>> that the development of Spark is still lacking a lot compared to Halo.
> There is no "official" focus.  Some folks will work on Spark, some will work
> on 3.x, some will be working on Maven integration, some will work on the
> compiler, some will work on targeting other platforms, etc.
>
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>

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