[armedbear-devel] Is anybody interested in jfli-abcl?
alessiostalla at gmail.com
Mon May 28 10:18:28 UTC 2012
On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Alex Mizrahi <alex.mizrahi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also have my own hacked up version of jfli, if you want to have a look it
>> is here:
> Works fine, thanks!
> So I think it would be great to include it into abcl-contrib to make
> it clear which version is maintained and working.
> But I think it's better to rename it back to jfli-abcl to avoid confusion.
> Also I've noticed that Ole removed new-class functionality, which is
> essentially a wrapper for java:jnew-runtime-class.
> I don't think we need new-class either, but included examples use it,
> so we need to add different examples.
> Or we can bring new-class back.
> What is the status of this ticket:
> If it still requires external lib then I guess we can live without it.
Some time ago I restored some runtime-class functionality: enough to
create a class, implement methods in Lisp, and add annotations. I
didn't announce it publicly because it's still missing important
features, like defining fields, constructors, call superclass
methods... if anyone is interested in contributing, we can discuss the
ideas I have. I intend to add what's missing eventually, but don't
expect it too soon.
The API is not the same, though I used the old one as inspiration. The
implementation is written in pure ABCL with no external dependencies,
using Erik's great class file writer (plus an addition of mine to
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