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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 23371] New: Error Message For Using Non-static members


          Issue ID: 23371
           Summary: Error Message For Using Non-static members Statically
                    Could Be Better
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P1
         Component: dmd
          Assignee: nobody puremagic.com
          Reporter: jack jackstouffer.com

struct Foo
    int a;

void main()

Gives the error

    onlineapp.d(8): Error: need `this` for `a` of type `int`

If possible, I'd like something like this

    onlineapp.d(8): Error: `a` of type `Foo` is not a static member and needs a
`this` pointer

Sep 24 2022