Strings in DWT
Frits van Bommel
fvbommel at REMwOVExCAPSs.nl
Thu Feb 21 17:01:50 PST 2008
Anders F Björklund wrote:
> And "string" is predefined as invariant in D2, which further complicates
> the matter and makes it a good idea to avoid redeclaring "string" type.
> ("String" would be a class normally, with the upper case letter in it ?)
Though since they're porting from Java, and a Java String is
immutable, an invariant string is actually the correct translation...
(And with array pseudo-methods, AFAICT the only aspect of Java String
use that can't be emulated exactly is the use of '+' for concatenation
instead of '~'. It's been a while since I used Java though, so I may be
 Mutable strings are implemented by StringBuffer, IIRC.
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