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

12345swordy alexanderheistermann at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 13:58:38 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 04:34:46 UTC, Don wrote:
> On Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 03:01:36 UTC, 12345swordy 
> wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 00:25:17 UTC, Don wrote:
>>> But what I fail to see is why can't the programmer solve this 
>>> themselves instead of relying on a new feature that would 
>>> cause more harm?
>>> Donald.
>> ...Did you even read the arguments in the dip? This has been 
>> discuss quite a lot in the forums, it even gives you links to 
>> them.
> Well, I read the DIP and the whole forum discussion back in the 
> day, and again I think this will create more harm than benefits 
> the way it was proposed.
> Donald.

I do not accept gut feeling as a valid objection here. The 
current workarounds is shown to be painful as shown in the dip 
and in the discussions that it currently link. That *the* 
motivation here.
I am familiar with the author here, he is very involved with the 
C++<->D compatibility side of things. He knows the pain from 
first hand experience.


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