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/interpreter/tags/at2dist130208/src/edu/vub/at/objects/natives/grammar/AGMethodInvocationCreation.java

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 1/**
 2 * AmbientTalk/2 Project
 3 * AGMethodInvocationCreation.java created on 26-jul-2006 at 16:18:10
 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
10 * restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
11 * copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
12 * sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
13 * Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
14 * conditions:
15 *
16 * The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
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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.ATMessage;
33import edu.vub.at.objects.ATObject;
34import edu.vub.at.objects.ATTable;
35import edu.vub.at.objects.grammar.ATExpression;
36import edu.vub.at.objects.grammar.ATMethodInvocationCreation;
37import edu.vub.at.objects.grammar.ATSymbol;
38import edu.vub.at.objects.natives.NATMethodInvocation;
39
40/**
41 * @author tvcutsem
42 *
43 * The native implementation of a first-class message creation AG element.
44 */
45public final class AGMethodInvocationCreation extends AGMessageCreation
46      										  implements ATMethodInvocationCreation {
47	
48	public AGMethodInvocationCreation(ATSymbol sel, ATTable args, ATExpression annotations) {
49		super(sel, args, annotations);
50	}
51
52	/**
53	 * To evaluate a first-class synchronous message creation AG element, transform the selector
54	 * and evaluated arguments into a first-class MethodInvocation.
55	 * It is important to note that the arguments are all eagerly evaluated.
56	 * 
57	 * AGMSG(sel,arg,ann).eval(ctx) = NATMSG(sel, map eval(ctx) over arg, map eval(ctx) over ann)
58	 * 
59	 * @return a first-class method invocation
60	 */
61	public ATMessage createMessage(ATContext ctx, ATSymbol selector, ATTable evaluatedArgs, ATTable annotations) throws InterpreterException {
62		return new NATMethodInvocation(selector,
63				                       evaluatedArgs,
64				                       annotations);
65	}
66	
67
68	protected ATObject newQuoted(ATSymbol quotedSel, ATTable quotedArgs, ATExpression quotedAnnotations) {
69		return new AGMethodInvocationCreation(quotedSel, quotedArgs, quotedAnnotations);
70	}
71	
72	protected String getMessageToken() { return "."; }
73
74}