Miranda methods and Methods added by Code Generators

Andrew Dinn adinn at redhat.com
Mon Aug 9 08:00:42 PDT 2010

On 08/09/2010 03:26 PM, Neal Gafter wrote:
> The SYNTHETIC attribute is currently defined to be for use on symbols
> that the compiler should ignore for purposes of semantic analysis.

Hi Neal. Back again, already :-) I hope you'll answer another question. 
I just noticed a reply to the list which did not come to me personally 
(I am not subscribed) and which referred to the latest JVM spec:


The JVM spec appears to indicate that SYNTHETIC merely means not present 
in the source code. The associated thread mentioned something about the 
language spec providing a different  meaning. Can you explain where 
exactly your definition above comes from?


Andrew Dinn

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