Combined with the names of targets, metaTargets and their members, this forms the complete list of strings passed to new Symbol, and symbols that might be passed to MirrorSystem.getName by the library to which this metadata applies.
The following text is non-normative:
Dart2js currently supports the following formats to specify symbols:
- A constant List of String constants representing symbol names,
const ['foo', 'bar'].
- A single String constant whose value is a comma-separated list of
symbol names, e.g.,
symbols field turns off the following warnings emitted by
- Using "MirrorSystem.getName" may result in larger output.
- Using "new Symbol" may result in larger output.
Note that specifying a symbol only ensures that the symbol will be available under that name at runtime. It does not mark targets with that name as available for reflection. See targets and metaTargets for that purpose.