simple console input's not working...

Robert Fraser fraserofthenight at
Fri Jun 6 15:13:38 PDT 2008

Jarrett Billingsley wrote:
> "SodiumFree" <bob at> wrote in message 
> news:g2c3e2$2v9h$1 at
>> Thanks, both examples make the explanation a lot clearer. Rather strange 
>> that something like this has made it into the book though.
> It's probably because Tango is not complete, and has been in a constant 
> state of flux for the past year and a half since it was announced.  When 
> that chapter of the book was written, that probably was the interface to 
> Cin.readln. 

I know it's in alpha, but I really wish the Tango devs (and Phobos, too) 
would put more thought into backwards compatibility. Even if it's just a 
deprecated function to forward to the new API, I'd rather it be there to 
allow old programs to compile. </complaining about something I didn't 
pay for or help with>

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