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digitalmars.D - Why we need DIP25 and DIP1000

reply Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/5sda9s/what_rust_can_do_that_other_languages_cant_in_six/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13576976

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Feb 06
parent deadalnix <deadalnix gmail.com> writes:
On Monday, 6 February 2017 at 11:02:31 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
 https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/5sda9s/what_rust_can_do_that_other_languages_cant_in_six/

 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13576976

 (On ycombinator, don't click on the link above, click on 
 https://news.ycombinator.com and looke for "What Rust Can Do 
 That Other Languages Can't". If you click on the direct link, 
 your votes will not be counted.)
I don't think anyone argue that D shouldn't have anything allowing this kind of things. That's a bad strawman. It's like politician who are like, "you oppose mass surveillance ? Surely you want children to die !". DIP25 and DIP1000 are addressing a real problem. They do it in a clumsy way. Specifically, DIP25 do it in a way that actaully was tried before with type qualifier ( inout ) and, long story short: http://forum.dlang.org/post/neqr75$1pbl$1 digitalmars.com . Now you can chose to wage an exhaustion war until everybody who remains either agrees or don't care to fight anymore. That won't make it a good idea, but it'll look like one.
Feb 06