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Re: Java bindings generated from Web IDL

From: Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 21:56:38 -0800
Message-ID: <4d2fac901001262156l72b2025x2ce96714ce7af8d3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>
Cc: Shiki Okasaka <shiki@google.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 8:06 PM, Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>wrote:

> Just curious because I also wrote a prototype parser/validator for the
> ECMAScript binding of WebIDL; written in JavaScript :-)
>
> However, my tool builds a JavaScript OM taking into account ES5 bindings
> and has quite a few custom extended attributes. I hope it will be of
> interest when we start looking to updating WebIDL to use ES5 bindings...
>
> Hi Travis, I am interested. I think many of the people on this list would
be as well. Do you have an info about your ES5 bindings that you could post?
Thanks.



> -Travis
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Shiki Okasaka [shiki@google.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 4:47 PM
> To: Travis Leithead
> Cc: public-script-coord@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Java bindings generated from Web IDL
>
> Hi Travis,
>
> Yes, but it also generates the interface metadata in a string encoded
> format in the generated C++ header file. This metadata can be used
> with a language reflection runtime to invoke native methods from
> ECMAScript, etc. (esjs ES3 interpreter does this.)
>
> Please let me know if there is anything that could be generated from
> Web IDL for ECMAScript binding. I'm happy to add it to the generators.
>
>  - Shiki
>
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > Shiki, your tool just generates the Java/C++ bindings, not the ECMA
> bindings, correct?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-script-coord-request@w3.org [mailto:
> public-script-coord-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Shiki Okasaka
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 10:17 PM
> > To: public-script-coord@w3.org
> > Subject: Java bindings generated from Web IDL
> >
> > FYI, I've updated esidl Web IDL compiler to support Java in addition to
> C++.
> >
> > The Java files generated from Web IDL files are available at,
> >
> >  http://es-operating-system.googlecode.com/files/java-binding.zip
> >
> > The Web IDL files used for this are based on the following files and
> drafts:
> >
> > * Cameron's Web IDL-ized DOM Core, Events, etc.
> >
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-script-coord/2009OctDec/0022.html
> > * HTML5
> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-html5-20090825/Overview.html
> > * CSSOM View
> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-cssom-view-20090804/
> > * File API
> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-FileAPI-20091117/
> > * XMLHttpRequest Level 2
> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-XMLHttpRequest2-20090820/
> >
> > To make generated Java files mostly compatible with existing Java DOM
> bindings, I've manually added module names like 'html' to the IDL files for
> now. It's likely to be unnecessary in the future, though [0].
> >
> > To use esidl, please install bison, yacc, and ant, then follow the steps
> below:
> >
> > $ mkdir esidl
> > $ svn checkout http://es-operating-system.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/esidlsrc $ mkdir obj $ cd obj $ ../src/configure $ make $ cd java $ ant
> >
> > This leaves .java and .class files under esidl/obj/java/org/w3c/.
> >
> > Hopefully this will also help spec editors to check their Web IDL
> definitions and keep them usable from Java. I'd appreciate any feedback.
> >
> > [0]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2009JulSep/0081.html
> >
> > Best,
> >
> >  - Shiki
> >
> >
> >
>



-- 
   Cheers,
   --MarkM
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