Renaming Flag!"" in API

FreeSlave freeslave93 at
Mon Oct 12 23:56:30 UTC 2020

On Monday, 12 October 2020 at 16:44:52 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
> It's amazing how things come together before each conference. 
> Flag appears among my slides for an upcoming conference as 
> well! :)
> But I don't think there is any solution to your problem.
> On 10/12/20 3:24 AM, FreeSlave wrote:
> > Later I realize that 'myflagname' is a bad name and I want to
> change it
> > to something else. But if I do so, I break the existing code
> using this
> > API as Flag with different name will be a different type
> This is essentially the same as one of the objections to named 
> arguments.
> Ali

Huh, never thought about named arguments in this way. Yet some 
syntax for parameter name aliasing could be invented to refer to 
the same parameter by different names if D ever gets named 
arguments feature.

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