dynamic array .length vs .reserve - what's the difference?

ag0aep6g anonymous at example.com
Fri Jul 31 10:00:26 UTC 2020

On 31.07.20 01:42, wjoe wrote:
> I could swear just a few weeks ago there was someone asking how to tell 
> if an array was null or of length 0 and an answer was that it's the same 
> and can't be distinguished so I assumed that assigning a slice of 0 
> length is the same as setting the array to null because the result is 
> the same as a 0 length array.

This one?

`[]` is the same as `null`.

While `b[0 .. 0]` is empty like `[]`, it is not the same (unless `b` is 
already `[]`/`null`). The `.ptr`s are different.

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