"Hiding" the mixin keyword?

Frits van Bommel fvbommel at REMwOVExCAPSs.nl
Sat Feb 24 01:31:36 PST 2007

renoX wrote:
> Frits van Bommel a écrit :
>> renoX wrote:
>>> It's weird though: Reiner Pope in its 'Mixin demo: associative array 
>>> initializers (with support for comments)' (digitalmars.D) did a mixin 
>>> inside the associative array initialisation template, hiding the 
>>> mixin, but I don't manage to do the same things.
>> Looks like he hid the mixin() in a templated function call, using 
>> property syntax to remove the trailing ().
>  >
>> I'm pretty sure that means he can't support variables in the 
>> initializers, nor expressions containing variables.
>> It would seem these are quite important for a (runtime) string 
>> formatter though. ;)
> My string formatter works at compile-time not runtime, but it generates 
> an expression which contain runtime variable..

That's what I meant.

> So I guess that's why I need to have a mixin keyword at the call site, 
> too bad.


> Thanks for your help.

No problem.

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