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Sat Aug 6 21:10:09 UTC 2022
On Saturday, 6 August 2022 at 15:54:57 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 06, 2022 at 03:37:32PM +0000, pascal111 via
> Digitalmars-d-learn wrote:
>> On Friday, 5 August 2022 at 04:05:08 UTC, Salih Dincer wrote:
>> > On Thursday, 4 August 2022 at 22:54:42 UTC, pascal111 wrote:
>> > > [...]
>> > Ranges and Slices are not the same thing. Slicing an array
>> > is easy. This is a language possibility. For example, you
>> > need an incrementing variable for the Fibonacci Series.
>> > SDB at 79
>> What!!! so where's ranges?! I thought slices of any array are
>> ranges, and understood it like that, and also there's no data
>> type called ranges, it's like if you are talking about Ghostly
>> data type!
> A range is any type that supports the Range API defined in
> std.range (i.e., .empty, .front, .popFront). For more
> explanations, read:
You know, the problem is that ranges in D lack the usage of
pointers as an essential tool to make all of ranges functions
they need. If ranges exist in C, they would use pointers, and
this is a powerful point in the account of C.
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