DIP 1027---String Interpolation---Format Assessment

Robert M. Münch robert.muench at saphirion.com
Mon Feb 24 18:02:20 UTC 2020

On 2020-02-24 09:51:16 +0000, Walter Bright said:

> I talk it over with Atila after the review threads are done, then 
> decide. Voting is a terrible way to do engineering design, for many 
> reasons I can list if you like.

You don't need to, I'm not a fan of such a voting approach too. I just 
added a bunch of variants as I didn't know how the process works nor 
who is involved at what step.

> Not totally. I was unable to convince people that printf format 
> validation was an orthogonal feature. So I went ahead and implemented 
> that to show it had nothing to do with the proposal:
> https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/10812
> It turned out kinda sweet, and found a huge number of latent bugs in 
> our own code, proving we shoulda done that long ago :-) Bad printfs 
> turned out to be much more common than I'd anticipated.

Proving by showing the results... Ok, looking forward how things develop.

Robert M. Münch
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