Mihaela Chirea - SAOC 2020 Milestone 2 Update 2 - Improving DMD as a Library
chireamihaela99 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 18:32:38 UTC 2020
> The start position needs to point to the first byte of the AST
> node. If you want to get the location of some specific part of
> a node, you should access the smallest sub node and then re-lex
> the source range the sub node occupies (when source ranges are
> available). Then you can get the location of the specific token
> you're interested in, like the identifier. At this point you
> already know the semantic meanings of the tokens, so it
> shouldn't be any problem.
That makes sense. Thanks for explaining!
>> - StaticForeachDeclaration: this one contains a StaticForeach
>> which already starts at `static` so I'm not sure if adding it
>> here as well would be necessary
> All AST nodes should have a location. Otherwise more special
> casing in the code is required when operating on the nodes. Do
> you know why there are two nodes? Do they have the same meaning?
StaticForeach is not an AST node. It's just an object used to
keep the common parts of the StaticForeachDeclaration and
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