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digitalmars.D - DIP 1028 is ShamWow

reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.com> writes:
User testimonial:

"I had this large crappy codebase that I couldn't make  safe. I tried 
putting $safe on main, it didn't work. Then I compiled it with DIP1028, 
and it built just fine, no change needed! Wow! Thanks, ShamWow!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV6puTS14Ho
May 27
next sibling parent welkam <wwwelkam gmail.com> writes:
Walter: DIP 1028
Community: https://media.giphy.com/media/KbAMAJ0za8qNW/giphy.gif
May 27
prev sibling next sibling parent Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.com> writes:
On 5/27/20 9:08 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
 User testimonial:
 
 "I had this large crappy codebase that I couldn't make  safe. I tried 
 putting $safe on main, it didn't work. Then I compiled it with DIP1028, 
 and it built just fine, no change needed! Wow! Thanks, ShamWow!"
 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV6puTS14Ho
Johnny B. Noob from Nebraska, OK: "I got tasked with increasing the safety of our codebase. I ran DIP1028 with great trepidation, having allocated a few days to examine the issues that it'll sure enough point out. We call some ungodly C routines, and I was expecting it would show me what code to vet manually. To my surprise, the code built flag-free. I had no idea we were safe all along. Thanks, ShamWow!"
May 27
prev sibling parent Joseph Rushton Wakeling <joseph.wakeling webdrake.net> writes:
On Wednesday, 27 May 2020 at 13:08:34 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
 User testimonial:

 "I had this large crappy codebase that I couldn't make  safe. I 
 tried putting $safe on main, it didn't work. Then I compiled it 
 with DIP1028, and it built just fine, no change needed! Wow! 
 Thanks, ShamWow!"

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV6puTS14Ho
More seriously, when the user runs into unsafe extern code that was incorrectly marked as ` safe` or ` trusted`, do they say, "Hey, this library author pulled a ShamWow on me", or do they say, "Hey, these language designers pulled a ShamWow on me" ... ?
May 28