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/interpreter/tags/at2dist090708/src/edu/vub/at/objects/natives/grammar/AGLookup.java

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 1/**
 2 * AmbientTalk/2 Project
 3 * AGApplication.java created on 10-jul-2007 at 10:13:31
 4 * (c) Programming Technology Lab, 2006 - 2007
 5 * Authors: Tom Van Cutsem & Stijn Mostinckx
 6 * 
 7 * Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
 8 * obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
 9 * files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
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12 * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
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14 * conditions:
15 *
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18 *
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27 */
28package edu.vub.at.objects.natives.grammar;
29
30import edu.vub.at.exceptions.InterpreterException;
31import edu.vub.at.objects.ATContext;
32import edu.vub.at.objects.ATObject;
33import edu.vub.at.objects.grammar.ATLookup;
34import edu.vub.at.objects.grammar.ATSymbol;
35import edu.vub.at.objects.natives.NATText;
36
37/**
38 * The native implementation of a lexical lookup AG element.
39 * 
40 * @author smostinc
41 */
42public final class AGLookup extends AGExpression implements ATLookup {
43
44	private final ATSymbol selector_;
45	
46	/** construct a new lookup AG element */
47	public AGLookup(ATSymbol fun) {
48		selector_ = fun;
49	}
50	
51	public ATSymbol base_selector() { return selector_; }
52
53	/**
54	 * To evaluate a lexical lookup, the function name is sought for in the lexical scope.
55	 * 
56	 * AGLKU(nam).eval(ctx) = ctx.lex.lookup(nam)
57	 * 
58	 * @return a closure containing the requested function.
59	 */
60	public ATObject meta_eval(ATContext ctx) throws InterpreterException {
61		return ctx.base_lexicalScope().impl_lookup(selector_);
62	}
63
64	/**
65	 * Quoting a lookup results in a new quoted lookup.
66	 * 
67	 * AGAPL(sel,arg).quote(ctx) = AGAPL(sel.quote(ctx), arg.quote(ctx))
68	 */
69	public ATObject meta_quote(ATContext ctx) throws InterpreterException {
70		return new AGLookup(selector_.meta_quote(ctx).asSymbol());
71	}
72	
73	public NATText meta_print() throws InterpreterException {
74		return NATText.atValue("&" + selector_.meta_print().javaValue);
75	}
76
77}