Blog Post: Beating std::visit Without Really Trying
paolo.invernizzi at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 07:41:56 UTC 2019
On Saturday, 12 October 2019 at 03:10:29 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 10/7/2019 12:37 AM, Paolo Invernizzi wrote:
>> - adding another method to a class, marked @nogc, and (maybe)
>> deprecating the previous method is seen as 'annoying', also if
>> it's a _clear_ improvement over the actual situation (you can
>> write _better_ code with that in place compared to the actual
>> situation, I mean)
> @nogc doesn't actually enable writing better code. It doesn't
> change the generated code at all.
I meant, writing better _source_ code, especially for reviewers.
>> I'm on the same boat with you, regarding what you wrote, but
>> ... I still don't understand the number printed on the bar
> Atila is in charge of this, and he is because he's shown
> excellent judgement about these matters over the years.
I'm faithful for Atila judgement, and at the same time I've
always liked also your pragmatism. Anyway, I'll sit waiting for a
policy decision on cases similar to the one mentioned.
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