Why private methods cant be virtual?

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 23:43:30 UTC 2020

On 9/21/20 7:30 PM, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 11:17:13PM +0000, claptrap via Digitalmars-d-learn wrote:
>> Seems like a completely pointless restriction to me.
> [...]
> It looks like a bug to me.  Please file one if there isn't already one:
> 	https://issues.dlang.org/
> T

No, it's not a bug. It's intentional.

private and package functions are final, and we aren't going to change 
that now, even if it makes sense to make them virtual.


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