Ruby style for Java class data members


I initially posted this thread from Ruby-Forum but this doesn’t appear
the JRuby mailing list.
So I apologize for any duplicate of this thread.

I’m starting to use JRuby for writing SWT GUI applications.

Currently, JRuby translates methods following the ‘beans-convention’:
x.getSomething() # becomes x.something
x.setSomething(newValue) # becomes x.something = new_value
x.isSomething() # becomes x.something?

This is really great.

Unfortunately, there is no such translation for public data members and
SWT classes make use of such public data members :

layout =
layout.verticalSpacing = 10

layout.vertical_spacing is not accepted by JRuby

Is there some plan to support Ruby style for Java class data members ?

Thanks in advance.


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