[Ironruby-core] Lowercase classname

Tinco Andringa mail at tinco.nl
Sat Nov 20 18:08:42 EST 2010


http://code.google.com/p/bwapi-mono-bridge/ here it is :)

Thanks

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Tomas Matousek
<Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Can you send a link to the assembly that defines the class you are trying to
> use?
>
> Tomas
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2010 2:27 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] Lowercase classname
>
> Hey guys.. it's very nice that you all say the same thing, but it doesn't
> work in IronRuby 1.1.1:
>
>>>> Object.const_get "foo"
> (ir):1:in `const_get': `foo' is not allowed as a constant name (NameError)
>        from (ir):1
>
> If this would've worked then I wouldn't have had to ask the question in the
> first place :)
>
> Kind regards,
> Tinco Andringa
>
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Mike Moore <blowmage at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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:
>>>
>>> Andrew,
>>> 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.
>>> ~Jimmy
>>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>> -Andrew
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Shay Friedman
>>>> <shay.friedman at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>> > Look here:
>>>>
>>>> > >
>>>> > >http://www.ironshay.com/post/Working-with-NET-Lowercase-Namespace
>>>> > >s-and-Classes-in-IronRuby.aspx
>>>> >
>>>> > <http://www.ironshay.com/post/Working-with-NET-Lowercase-Namespace
>>>> > s-and-Classes-in-IronRuby.aspx>
>>>> > Shay.
>>>> >
>>>> Excellent solution. I mean, really, all the C# classes should start
>>>> with an 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 IronRuby.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> “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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