DIP 1016--ref T accepts r-values--Formal Assessment
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Thu Jan 24 09:47:46 UTC 2019
On Thursday, 24 January 2019 at 07:18:58 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> Walter and Andrei have declined to accept DIP 1016, "ref T
> accepts r-values", on the grounds that it has two fundamental
> flaws that would open holes in the language. They are not
> opposed to the feature in principle and suggested that a
> proposal that closes those holes and covers all the bases will
> have a higher chance of getting accepted.
> You can read a summary of the Formal Assessment at the bottom
> of the document:
> [Reasons]. As such, they suggest that a new DIP be drafted from
> scratch, and that a stronger proposal would have a better
> chance of acceptance.
Given the simplicity of the fixes for the problems identified I
really don't think thats the best way forward. One round of forum
review + formal reassessment ought to be enough.
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