Blog series to teach and show off D's metaprogramming by creating a JSON serialiser
Patrick.Schluter at bbox.fr
Mon Nov 4 08:25:11 UTC 2019
On Sunday, 3 November 2019 at 21:35:18 UTC, JN wrote:
> On Sunday, 3 November 2019 at 08:37:07 UTC, SealabJaster wrote:
>> On Sunday, 3 November 2019 at 08:35:42 UTC, SealabJaster wrote:
>>> On Friday, 1 November 2019 at 21:14:56 UTC, SealabJaster
>> Sorry, seems it cut out the first half of that reply.
>> New posts are out, and I don't want to spam Announce with new
>> threads, so I'm just replying to this one.
>> #2 https://bradley.chatha.dev/Home/Blog?post=JsonSerialiser2
> "This often seems to confuse people at first, especially those
> coming from other languages"
> I think what's confusing people is that enum (short for
> ENUMERATION) is suddenly used like a constant/alias.
I don't get why it confuses people.
In all languages I know (C, C++, Java, Pascal, etc..) they are
used to associate a compile time symbols with some quantities,
i.e. the definition of constants.
When an enumeration only consists of 1 value, then the
enumeration is this value itself.
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