[Ironruby-core] Lowercase classname
blowmage at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 12:43:10 EST 2010
For some reason Jimmy's reply didn't show up in my inbox until I sent my
reply. Sorry for the duplicate explanation.
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Jimmy Schementi <jimmy at schementi.com>wrote:
> Not sure I follow. IronRuby does support this via DotNetClassName =
> Object.const_get("lower_case_dotnet_class_name"), so you don't need to
> change your code. This is an issue because of Ruby itself; classes are
> required to be Ruby constants, which syntactically can only start with an
> upper-case letter. Since IronRuby is syntactically equivalent to Ruby, we
> will not remove this rule. Instead, we either suggest changing your C# code,
> or if you can't, use const_get. WRT your IronPython comment, it doesn't have
> this issue because the Python language doesn't enforce a naming scheme on
> type names.
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:48 AM, andrew Wilson <a.wilson82 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> This is only an acceptable solution if the user has the source code and is
>> capable of modifying it. For how I test things with IronRuby, this isn't
>> always possible. Seems odd to me that one of the most flexible language I
>> know of can't read/integrate with another language due to code not following
>> a rigid structure.
>> Doesn't IronPython allow for this? I was fairly sure I could import
>> non-standard .Net convention based code into it.
>> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Shay Friedman <shay.friedman at gmail.com
>> > Look here:
>> > <
>> > Shay.
>> Excellent solution. I mean, really, all the C# classes should start with
>> uppercase letter, thats basically a standard, therefore this should be the
>> only solution and I don't see no need to actually hack this otherwise into
>> “If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four of them
>> sharpening my axe”.
>> -Abraham Lincoln
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