[Kde-bindings] Qyoto TODO

Richard Dale Richard_Dale at tipitina.demon.co.uk
Fri May 26 17:46:01 UTC 2006

On Friday 26 May 2006 17:55, Arno Rehn wrote:
> Am Freitag, 26. Mai 2006 18:46 schrieb Paolo Capriotti:
> > On 5/26/06, Arno Rehn <kde-bindings at arnorehn.de> wrote:
> > > I've just done some of the parts in the TODO, but first there is a
> > > problem with the new way to set up Q_EMIT:
> > > In the line 'Q_EMIT = (IQWidgetSignals)
> > > realProxy.GetTransparentProxy();' there is a cast to 'IQWidgetSignals'
> > > from the 'standard' proxy. If you want everything in the
> > > Dummy-constructor, this cast has to be dynamic because we get the type
> > > of the interface at runtime. But I don't know, whether it is possible
> > > in C# to cast to another type only with the inforamtion of a
> > > System.Type.
> >
> > This thought as occurred to me, too, but examining it more carefully,
> > I came to the conclusion that casting has only to do with variables,
> > and not with objects. Runtime casting simply has no meaning, because
> > casting doesn't change the object, but only its type as known to the
> > compiler.
> > Indeed, since Q_EMIT is of type object in QObject, no casting is needed
> > at all.
> I came across this thought as well, but I thought, there has to be a reason
> why Richard did all this casting and so I sticked with it ;)
Well, please assume I'm a beginner at C#, and point out anything that looks 
wrong! Doing a language binding is certainly a good way to learn about the 
'fine details' of a programming language.

-- Richard

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