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Re: [wtp-dev] Fwd: [epp-dev] Neon RC2 packages

On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 11:17 AM, Mickael Istria <mistria@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks for the info Eugene.
About IP and license, would it be possible for JSDT to embed such a TS server to generate an AST-ish that we could use for such navigation/refactoring operations?

As I recall, CQ for shipping node is already opened but not yet approved. I guess, if it will be approved the next logical  step will be opening CQ for using tsserver. Anyway, It looks like support of language services in JSDT is not going to happen early than Oxygen.  For Neon.1 the plan is to replace esprima with closure compiler, while still using DOM AST model (converting from Closure's Internal Representation will be required). 

Looking at the current state of JSDT, it seems like most features depending on AST are broken. So there are 2 ways to go AFAIK: dropping the legacy AST and using another model (such as the TS one) directly, or having the parsers populating an AST. I feel like the first one is more sustainable and
requires more effort.
Mickael Istria
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