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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: [FlaconJS] pseudo emitter algorithm
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:07:54 GMT

On 11/30/12 9:45 AM, "Michael Schmalle" <> wrote:
> A note about MXML, since the parse DOES create and AST during parsing
> of an MXML file, and MXML uses the IDefinition API, we can catch MXML
> code at the same intersection we are getting the AS code at, the AST
> definition stage.
OK, I wasn't sure where the dividing line is around AST. Yes MXML nodes are
in the parse tree, but appears to be a different set of nodes than what AS
>>> Using the IDefinition API, with loaded SWCs gives you member and class
>>> resolotuion so I might actually start with that higher level and not
>>> strictly IASNode parser nodes.
>> It occurred to me that I think MXML does not go to AS or AST, it goes
>> straight to ABC, so we'll be customizing that code in some way as well.
> I doesn't got to straight ABC, it does go to AST then ABC. Everything
> has to be AST first to then go to JBurg ABC reducer.
You could be right, but I've been in I
don't see it using reducers/emitters/JBurg, I see it setting instructions
directly.  But I might be missing something.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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