What is the difference between enum and shared immutable?
H. S. Teoh
hsteoh at quickfur.ath.cx
Thu Oct 29 15:13:21 UTC 2020
On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 11:00:42AM -0400, Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-learn wrote:
> On 10/29/20 10:39 AM, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 09:50:28AM -0400, Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-learn wrote:
> > [...]
> > > D frequently allows no-op attributes.
> > [...]
> > I find that to be a bad smell in terms of language design, actually.
> > Either something should be allowed and have a definite effect, or it
> > should not be allowed. Not this murky grey area where you can write
> > something and it seems to be allowed, but doesn't actually have any
> > effect.
> I think it's to aid in things like:
> // lots of things, but only functions are tagged as @safe
But why can't that be treated differently from explicitly writing @safe
on a declaration? I mean, yeah, it's easier to implement the compiler
that way, but ease of implementation shouldn't count against proper
Doubt is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
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