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- Subject: Re: which IDE ?
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:51:55 +0000
On Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:40:05 -0800
Wesley Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.)
> > For simple global functions living in tables, then yes, you might be
> > able to do something that works most of the time. But you can't
> > auto-generate these .api files either, I bet.
> SubEthaEdit is able to find global functions for many languages.
> Seems to me it does it in quite a generic fashion.
I can't see how this can work at all. It'd be difficult enough
calculating what a module exposes by parsing its source (assuming its
source is written in Lua, of course!).