Re: [Vala] Support for custom attribute introspection/reflection?
- From: Ricardo Gladwell <ricardo gladwell gmail com>
- To: vala-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Vala] Support for custom attribute introspection/reflection?
- Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 08:29:11 +0100
On Wed, 2011-05-04 at 17:03 -0400, Jonathan Ryan wrote:
Excerpts from Ricardo Gladwell's message of 2011-05-04 16:42:55 -0400:
On 4 May 2011 18:08, Jonathan Ryan <jryan curious-os com> wrote:
The GObject API currently does not provide attributes.
Would the GLib team be receptive to changes to support gobject attributes?
I don't think so. Attributes are considered metadata.
It's GObject-Introspection's job to deal with object
Isn't GObject-Introspection's focus narrower than providing metadata?
Reading around the subject, it seems it's to provide metadata for public
API/shared libraries to enable auto-generated bindings.
Given this, it would seem unlikely GObject-Introspection will support
executables or namespaces, both of which would be needed for a full
introspection API for Vala.
Ricardo Gladwell <ricardo gladwell gmail com>
Twitter: @rgladwell - MSN: axonrg gmail com
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