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digitalmars.D - Unofficial wish list status.(Feb 2009)

reply 4tuu4k002 sneakemail.com writes:
Hi

This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/

Right now the wish list looks like this:

196  Stack tracing (#26)
190  Reflection API (#6)
129  vectorization (#10)
109  Multiple return values (tuples (#28)
96  Multiple opCast per class (#24)
89  Debug check for null reference (#52)
83  Native AMD64 codegen (#36)
77  Short syntax for new (#18)
74  !in (#44)
72  unit test after compilation (#1)
69  extra compiler values (#19)
63  Return-type overloading (#49)
57  Explicit out/inout (#38)
54  Foreach on first/on last (#42)
52  Unit test isolation  (#2)
49  Posix threads support native (#3)
45  Array masking (#11)
45  Array pushback/popback (#51)
45  Variadic arguments re-passing (#102)
43  better syntax for cast (#23)
43  Consistent struct/class sizeof (#40)
41  Explicit type initializers (#35)
40  L-Value return (#73)
37  Named keyword arguments (#87)
36  black box unit testing (#8)
35  associative arrays by index (#16)
34  unit test & code separation (#7)
34  Non-Static isExpression (#37)
34  Explicit module `friendship` (#43)
34  struct constructor (#97)
33  coherent assoc. array syntax (#20)
33  auto-member objects (#45)
32  Pass value params byref (#34)
31  Conditional syncronized (#30)
29  Unit test measurements (#9)
29  Explicit property keyword (#83)
26  Renaming ctor/dtor (#17)
26  Inline enum declaration (#76)
24  User-defined sync function (#31)
23  Small Exectables (#88)
22  proper cast operators (#21)
22  Iterators and Generators (#58)
22  interface to C++ (#71)
22  if, while, true, false, int (#86)
21  Built-in variant type (#56)
21  Pascal like sets (#61)
19  Precise names for floats (#62)
17  D library contest (#59)
17  No Postfix Array Declarations (#85)
17  range type (#106)
16  Full lexical closures (#140)
14  copy operator (#95)
14  Multi-Dimensional Allocation (#109)
14  Real C bitfields (#145)
13  Call log (#47)
13  conv() and opConv (#66)
13  Meta Information (#69)
13  Finite sets (#72)
13  opCast overloading (#81)
13  modules must not rely on files (#84)
13  garbage collection switch  (#96)
12  Improve module architecture (#64)
11  inout variable and return (#60)
11  imag and comp FP types. (#63)
10  In flight exception detection (#101)
9  Against class instance sizeof (#48)
9  inline expansion (#67)
9  function inheritance (#92)
8  Relational class/array algebra (#65)
8  Parallel Scavenging GC (#80)
8  in for arrays (#160)
8  Get rid of const (#165)
7  Statically check for == null (#98)
7  date/time/datetime literal (#105)
7  void Class.Method() {} syntax (#146)
7  static foreach(scope/unscope) (#152)
7  in for arrays (#161)
7  throws keyword (#173)
6  Declaration in function calls (#74)
6  support struct&array in switch (#99)
6  Efficient array opCatAssign (#148)
5  array in template arguments (#91)
5  First-class continuations (#141)
5  Implicit New (#143)
4  named tuple (#103)
4  Explicit out/inout/lazy (#110)
4  {Cleaner Operator Overloading} (#166)
4  suffix identifiers. (#168)
3  System.Windows.Forms (#93)
3  Reallocation Keyword (#108)
3  function call over network (#111)
3  Better UTF32 Support (#113)
3  Property shortcut (#144)
3  variable template(short syntax (#149)
3  template literal (#150)
3  tuple literal and append-op (#151)
3  ext property for  basic types (#154)
3  Custom Attributes (#159)
3  templated constructors (#164)
3  Remove const (#171)
3  Remove const (#172)
3  Tango to work with D2 (#179)
2  Manage .resources files (#70)
2  Multistep return (#75)
2  constant operater overloading (#100)
2  solve interdepend static this (#107)
2  Quick For Syntax (#142)
2  invariant function (#156)
2  Keyword Pow Operator (#162)
2  Custom Syntax (#163)
2  C++ Member Pointers (#167)
2  New Switch Case Design (#170)
2  Property declarator (#174)
2  Voting in bugzilla for D. (#176)
2  Power operator (#177)
1  consistant new (#77)
1  temp alias param specialize (#112)
1  remove initializers (#147)
1  __traits (#153)
1  temporary variable (#155)
1  Dynamic Conditional (#157)
1  constant member functions (#158)
1  Better Array Function Template (#169)
1  Remove SFINAE (#175)
1  Enum string cast (#178)
1  Auto const member funcs (#180)
1  Overlapping array copy (#181)
1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#182)
1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#183)
1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#184)
1  Invariant => invar (#185)
1  similar templt/function syntax (#186)
Jan 31 2009
parent reply Ellery Newcomer <ellery-newcomer utulsa.edu> writes:
4tuu4k002 sneakemail.com wrote:
 Hi
 
 This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
 http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/
 
 Right now the wish list looks like this:
 
 196  Stack tracing (#26)
 190  Reflection API (#6)
 129  vectorization (#10)
 109  Multiple return values (tuples (#28)
 96  Multiple opCast per class (#24)
 89  Debug check for null reference (#52)
 83  Native AMD64 codegen (#36)
 77  Short syntax for new (#18)
 74  !in (#44)
 72  unit test after compilation (#1)
 69  extra compiler values (#19)
 63  Return-type overloading (#49)
 57  Explicit out/inout (#38)
 54  Foreach on first/on last (#42)
 52  Unit test isolation  (#2)
 49  Posix threads support native (#3)
 45  Array masking (#11)
 45  Array pushback/popback (#51)
 45  Variadic arguments re-passing (#102)
 43  better syntax for cast (#23)
 43  Consistent struct/class sizeof (#40)
 41  Explicit type initializers (#35)
 40  L-Value return (#73)
 37  Named keyword arguments (#87)
 36  black box unit testing (#8)
 35  associative arrays by index (#16)
 34  unit test & code separation (#7)
 34  Non-Static isExpression (#37)
 34  Explicit module `friendship` (#43)
 34  struct constructor (#97)
 33  coherent assoc. array syntax (#20)
 33  auto-member objects (#45)
 32  Pass value params byref (#34)
 31  Conditional syncronized (#30)
 29  Unit test measurements (#9)
 29  Explicit property keyword (#83)
 26  Renaming ctor/dtor (#17)
 26  Inline enum declaration (#76)
 24  User-defined sync function (#31)
 23  Small Exectables (#88)
 22  proper cast operators (#21)
 22  Iterators and Generators (#58)
 22  interface to C++ (#71)
 22  if, while, true, false, int (#86)
 21  Built-in variant type (#56)
 21  Pascal like sets (#61)
 19  Precise names for floats (#62)
 17  D library contest (#59)
 17  No Postfix Array Declarations (#85)
 17  range type (#106)
 16  Full lexical closures (#140)
 14  copy operator (#95)
 14  Multi-Dimensional Allocation (#109)
 14  Real C bitfields (#145)
 13  Call log (#47)
 13  conv() and opConv (#66)
 13  Meta Information (#69)
 13  Finite sets (#72)
 13  opCast overloading (#81)
 13  modules must not rely on files (#84)
 13  garbage collection switch  (#96)
 12  Improve module architecture (#64)
 11  inout variable and return (#60)
 11  imag and comp FP types. (#63)
 10  In flight exception detection (#101)
 9  Against class instance sizeof (#48)
 9  inline expansion (#67)
 9  function inheritance (#92)
 8  Relational class/array algebra (#65)
 8  Parallel Scavenging GC (#80)
 8  in for arrays (#160)
 8  Get rid of const (#165)
 7  Statically check for == null (#98)
 7  date/time/datetime literal (#105)
 7  void Class.Method() {} syntax (#146)
 7  static foreach(scope/unscope) (#152)
 7  in for arrays (#161)
 7  throws keyword (#173)
 6  Declaration in function calls (#74)
 6  support struct&array in switch (#99)
 6  Efficient array opCatAssign (#148)
 5  array in template arguments (#91)
 5  First-class continuations (#141)
 5  Implicit New (#143)
 4  named tuple (#103)
 4  Explicit out/inout/lazy (#110)
 4  {Cleaner Operator Overloading} (#166)
 4  suffix identifiers. (#168)
 3  System.Windows.Forms (#93)
 3  Reallocation Keyword (#108)
 3  function call over network (#111)
 3  Better UTF32 Support (#113)
 3  Property shortcut (#144)
 3  variable template(short syntax (#149)
 3  template literal (#150)
 3  tuple literal and append-op (#151)
 3  ext property for  basic types (#154)
 3  Custom Attributes (#159)
 3  templated constructors (#164)
 3  Remove const (#171)
 3  Remove const (#172)
 3  Tango to work with D2 (#179)
 2  Manage .resources files (#70)
 2  Multistep return (#75)
 2  constant operater overloading (#100)
 2  solve interdepend static this (#107)
 2  Quick For Syntax (#142)
 2  invariant function (#156)
 2  Keyword Pow Operator (#162)
 2  Custom Syntax (#163)
 2  C++ Member Pointers (#167)
 2  New Switch Case Design (#170)
 2  Property declarator (#174)
 2  Voting in bugzilla for D. (#176)
 2  Power operator (#177)
 1  consistant new (#77)
 1  temp alias param specialize (#112)
 1  remove initializers (#147)
 1  __traits (#153)
 1  temporary variable (#155)
 1  Dynamic Conditional (#157)
 1  constant member functions (#158)
 1  Better Array Function Template (#169)
 1  Remove SFINAE (#175)
 1  Enum string cast (#178)
 1  Auto const member funcs (#180)
 1  Overlapping array copy (#181)
 1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#182)
 1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#183)
 1  Template inst. syntax: <> (#184)
 1  Invariant => invar (#185)
 1  similar templt/function syntax (#186)

What about that !in operator? That wouldn't be difficult to include in D2, would it?
Feb 01 2009
parent Jarrett Billingsley <jarrett.billingsley gmail.com> writes:
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 12:19 AM, Ellery Newcomer
<ellery-newcomer utulsa.edu> wrote:
 What about that !in operator? That wouldn't be difficult to include in D2,
 would it?

It's been discussed to death. The problem is that 'in' currently returns a pointer, and if !in returned a bool, it would be incongruous. Personally, I don't agree, but whatever.
Feb 01 2009