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digitalmars.D - Re: The demise of T[new]

Walter Bright Wrote:

 The purpose of T[new] was to solve the problems T[] had with passing T[] 
 to a function and then the function resizes the T[]. What happens with 
 the original?

Why do you need such feature built into language? So many proposals to implement this feature and that feature in a library, and unable to implement reftype array?
 We both feel that this would simplify D, make it more flexible, and 
 remove some awkward corner cases like the inability to say a.length++.

You write it as if you can do it with T[new].
Oct 19 2009