Article: the feature that makes D my favorite programming language
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Sun Jul 26 01:14:53 UTC 2020
On Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 18:24:22 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote:
> On Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 14:47:01 UTC, aberba wrote:
>> On Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 13:28:34 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote:
>>> On Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 11:12:16 UTC, aberba wrote:
>>>> Oop! Chaining the writeln too could have increased the wow
>>>> factor. I didn't see that.
>>> oh I hate it when people do that though, it just looks off to
>>> me at that point.
>> Ha ha. If you're writing idiomatic D code, why not not all in
>> on it?
> It bugs me too, though I have done it.
> I think the right answer of why it is odd is because writeln is
> void. As soon as it is placed on the end the chain is broken
> and you can't expand on it.
This is no different from any other "sink" that consumes a range:
`each` returns void , so using it ends the chain. But that's
not a problem, because the whole *point* of using `each` is to
consume the range.
 Not exactly, but close enough.
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