|Re: Scoping specific GMF elements in xtext grammar [message #1060309 is a reply to message #1060271]
||Fri, 24 May 2013 06:36
| Alexander Nittka
Registered: July 2009
I cannot help you with the GMF-related part, but better practice is not to adapt the scoping but rather do validation (and code completion). Limiting the scope will result in generic "could not resolve reference"-errors (yes, you could also adapt those messages). If you implement validation, you can give the user specific error messages, like "you cannot reference X here, because...".
Think of a java assignment:
What would you think of the java tooling, if you were told that the type String could not be found? After all, it's there (Visibility vs validitiy).
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