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馃洡 Custom Annotation Syntax in the Text Format #1192

jfbastien opened this Issue Mar 12, 2018 · 1 comment


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jfbastien commented Mar 12, 2018

This is a tracking issue for a post-MVP feature
It will be updated as the issue progresses.

Topic Custom Annotation Syntax in the Text Format
Champion Andreas Rossberg @rossberg
Status in progress
Phase feature proposal
Linked issues none
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  • The Wasm binary format supports custom sections to enable associating arbitrary meta data with a Wasm module.
  • No equivalent exists for the text format. In particular, there is no way to
  • This proposal adds the ability to decorate a module in textual notarion with arbitrary annotations of the form (@id ...).
  • Neither the syntactic shape nor the semantics is prescribed by the Wasm specification, though the Appendix might include a description of optional support for name section annotations and generic custom sections.
  • This proposal only affects the text format, nothing else.

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binji commented Oct 16, 2018

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