@SlowPath renaming discussion

Mick Jordan mick.jordan at oracle.com
Mon Sep 29 15:51:18 UTC 2014

On 9/29/14, 3:09 AM, Andreas Woess wrote:
> Isn't this more of a documentation issue than anything else? No matter 
> the name, someone who hasn't used Truffle before most likely doesn't 
> know the meaning of the annotation and when and where to put it. You 
> have to be aware of Truffle's partial evaluation and its entry and 
> exit points.
I second that. All Truffle annotations should have extensive Javadoc 
describing their semantics, and then the exact form of the name is less 
important. It is generally impossible to come up with succint names that 
convey all the semantics.


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