Operator overloading

Ary Borenszweig ary at esperanto.org.ar
Tue Dec 23 15:25:03 PST 2008

Ary Borenszweig escribió:
> dennis luehring escribió:
>>> ...
>>> This translation is quite awful and unreadable. It would be so much 
>>> better to get:
>>> Query query = Select(a).Where(id == 5);
>> what speaks against an sql parsing mixin?
>> would be more expressive, compiletime based and typesafe
>> and even far more be able than what you can do with operator overloading
> Autocompletion and syntax coloring.

And also, you get a nice compile error message if the query is 
malformed. With a mixin you might end up with a stack of 
hard-to-interpret error messages.

Finally, parsing strings is not easy, specially at compile time. And 
there's also the problem of lack of garbage collection at compile time...

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