Non-ugly ways to implement a 'static' class or namespace?
ProtectAndHide at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 21:37:28 UTC 2023
On Saturday, 18 February 2023 at 21:23:24 UTC, ProtectAndHide
Here is (one example) of the change I would like to see in D:
if private is declared against a member inside a class (or
struct), then that member is visible only inside that class or
struct. That is what most programmers in the world would expect.
(most, not all).
if you want open access to that class, from other code in the
same module, you mark that class (or struct) as open.
private int x; // visible in this class only
open class bar
private int y; // visible throughout the module - the same as it
so all you'd have to do, is mark your class (or struct) as open,
and then anyone reading your code will immediately know that
other code in the module may form part of the specification of
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