typedef deprecated - now what ?

Stewart Gordon smjg_1998 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 1 13:40:01 PST 2012

On 31/12/2011 13:34, Trass3r wrote:
> Basically it was deprecated because it's poorly defined and implemented.

Would you care to elaborate?  Moreover, if that's the only reason then 
why not improve it rather than getting rid of it?

> There are several types of typedefs that need to be available: parallel,
> opaque, supertype and subtype.
> See http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=5467

I see.  So the built-in typedef is closest in semantics to subtype, but 
leaves bits to be desired.


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