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- Subject: Re: RES: Standard Object Reflection
- From: "Steve Donovan" <sjdonova@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 13:46:25 +0200
>>> email@example.com 01/20/05 01:37PM >>>
>Since reflection is mostly used in environments which are rather
>anyway, IMHO it would be ok to use rather expensive and semi-external
>means like debug extensions -- no need to clutter a generic object
>just to enable reflection.
Fair enough - it doesn't need to be performance-critical.
But if I'm a class browser and there's no
convention, then I'm reduced to looking inside every
table to see if they contain functions, or have
metatables. Could be done, will be expensive;
probably not possible to deduce inheritance