[chuck-users] Intraspection - an example of what I'm attempting
michaelclemow at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 13:08:03 EST 2010
FYI: we've had this conversation before...
Graham Coleman actually implemented this at one point using an instanceof
keyword, like in Java.
2010/11/9 Kassen <signal.automatique at gmail.com>
> On 9 November 2010 18:46, Michael Heuer <heuermh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Right, that's why I proposed className().
>> A real instanceof keyword would return true for all of
>> (myUgen instanceof SinOsc.class)
>> (myUgen instanceof UGen.class)
>> (myUgen instanceof Object.class)
> I'm a bit lost about this notation. Is this in the C++ stuff? I'd be happy
> with "my_ugen.instanceOf( SinOsc )" returning true or false as well. This
> would probably make code smaller and it would make debug printing slightly
> more complicated, though we can simply print the object and get a (useless)
> memory address and it's type.
>> which would help with Kas' use case. How about
>> fun String className()
>> fun String classNames()
> where ".classname()" would be equivalent to ".classNames()[
> .classnames().cap() - 1 ]", assuming we go from the most general to the most
> specific right? I'm not sure about that order yet. It will depend on whether
> we'd mostly be happy with some general info and would go into the details
> more rarely or whether we would tend to try something specific, then go up
> the tree until we encounter something that would hold. I suspect the first
> case to be more common. That's a bit of a detail though.
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