argument type const char* can pass string, buf why const wchar* can not pass wstring

Basile B. via Digitalmars-d-learn digitalmars-d-learn at
Sat Dec 26 20:54:07 PST 2015

On Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 03:34:18 UTC, riki wrote:
> void ccf(const char* str){}
> void cwf(const wchar* str){}
> void main()
> {
>     ccf("aaa");    //ok
>     cwf("xxx"w); // error and why ?
> }

IDK but usually the const storage class is used for narrow 
strings because it allows to pass either `char[]` or `string[]`:

void ccf(const char[] str){}
void cwf(const wchar[] str){}

void main()

I'm actually surprised that one works, maybe both should fail.

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