Is there a way for a function to return itself in D?
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Tue Oct 14 05:45:34 PDT 2008
Lars Kyllingstad wrote:
> Simen Kjaeraas wrote:
>> Like the subject says, I wonder if it's possible for a function to
>> return itself.
>> No matter how I think of this, I end up with an endless recursive
>> declaration. Creating a functor that does this is simple, so why not a
> But it's kinda ugly, what with the casts and all. I don't see that it is
> useful either. It makes sense to return a functor, because it is an
> object and has state. A function is stateless, so any "reference" to the
> function will be identical.
Ah, I just thought of the obvious use case: Chaining function calls. In
which case my previous post won't be useful at all.
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