DIP 1016--ref T accepts r-values--Formal Assessment

Elie Morisse syniurge at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 00:21:26 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 24 January 2019 at 07:18:58 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/master/DIPs/rejected/DIP1016.md

> Here, the DIP Author clearly expresses two reasons why a 
> programmer may choose to declare a function to accept ref 
> arguments. The Language Maintainers see this as the core of the 
> proposal and would expect the distinction between the two cases 
> to be maintained throughout. However, this proposal does not 
> maintain the distinction and instead conflates the two cases. 
> The Language Maintainers insist that any proposal allowing ref 
> parameters to accept rvalue references must clearly define how 
> functions which make use of ref for side effects will not 
> accept rvalues.

Sorry, but that's just irrelevant / missing the point.

On Thursday, 24 January 2019 at 09:31:41 UTC, Manu wrote:
> Hooray!
> Who didn't see that coming 10 years off!

I didn't see that coming and I'm deeply frustrated and 
disappointed by this review and rejection.

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