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

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.com
Thu Jan 31 21:46:31 UTC 2019

On 1/31/19 4:42 PM, Olivier FAURE wrote:
> On Thursday, 31 January 2019 at 16:38:42 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
>> Yeah, that's already a thing that ref in D doesn't protect against:
> It took me a while to understand what the compiler was doing.
> This really feels like something that shouldn't compile.

The proposal could actually disallow rvalues that have lvalue syntax, 
such as "symbol", "symbol[expr]", "symbol.symbol", 
"symbol.symbol[expr]", etc. Ugh. Gets hairy quickly.

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