[Ironruby-core] Friday Status Update

John Lam (IRONRUBY) jflam at microsoft.com
Sat May 3 14:04:34 EDT 2008


Charles Oliver Nutter:

> > The binder idea is that there would be an attribute you can apply on
> C# methods that would disable the default conversions implemented in
> binder. So if 90% of methods do the conversion one way their
> implementation could be simplified. The rest would be marked by the
> attribute.
>
> Nice, I'll have to add that. At the moment, everything generifies to a
> common type, and the method itself calls the appropriate coercion
> mechanism. But it would be nice to eliminate that.

The other nice thing about this is that it would be trivial to generate a report on all of the exceptions. This way we can drive some meaningful design discussions about all of the exceptional cases and get them fixed in the libs.

-John



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