Prototype-based programming

Hung Jung Lu hungjunglu at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 13 01:25:14 CET 2003


michele.simionato at poste.it (Michele Simionato) wrote in message news:<95aa1afa.0312112228.7f0e09e8 at posting.google.com>...
> hungjunglu at yahoo.com (Hung Jung Lu) wrote in message news:<8ef9bea6.0312111011.6a49053d at posting.google.com>...
> 
> Why do you want to print out the source code of a block? Are you thinking
> about dynamic modification of the source code and recompilation of the
> code block on the fly? If you want those features then lisp-like languages 
> are a natural choice. Or do you have something else in mind ?
> 

The latter. Keeping reference to the source code means that you have
taken into account the needs of debugging/tracing: you can step
through the code, set break points, etc., even if the pieces are
dynamically assembled. Dynamically compiling code is piece of cake,
even C# does that. But have you thought about break points and
debugging issues?

regards,

Hung Jung




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