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Java - Groovy tags/keywords

classnode, classnode, dynamicvariable, dynamicvariable, expression, string, string, variable, variable

The Groovy source code

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package org.codehaus.groovy.ast;

import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.expr.Expression;

// An implicitly created variable, such as a variable in a script that's doesn't have an explicit
// declaration, or the "it" argument to a closure.
public class DynamicVariable implements Variable {

    private String name;
    private boolean closureShare = false;
    private boolean staticContext = false;

    public DynamicVariable(String name, boolean context) { = name;
        staticContext = context;

    public ClassNode getType() {
        return ClassHelper.DYNAMIC_TYPE;

    public String getName() {
        return name;

    public Expression getInitialExpression() {
        return null;

    public boolean hasInitialExpression() {
        return false;

    public boolean isInStaticContext() {
        return staticContext;

    public boolean isDynamicTyped() {
        return true;

    public boolean isClosureSharedVariable() {
        return closureShare;

    public void setClosureSharedVariable(boolean inClosure) {
        closureShare = inClosure;

    public int getModifiers() {
        return 0;

    public ClassNode getOriginType() {
        return getType();


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