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- Subject: Re: which IDE ?
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:53:17 +0000
On Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:48:28 -0800
Mark Hamburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2010, at 9:38 AM, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> > Sure, but it's not possible to be useful with method calls, for
> > example. (Because the editor can't know the type of the variable
> > before the colon, as well as many other reasons.)
> You can't know the type of the receiver in Python either, so if
> Python editors can do it, then Lua editors ought to be able to do so
> as well.
If you can't know before runtime, than this suggests that the editors
you refer to run it to find out. Or guess.
Either option terrifies me.