OT: on IDEs and code writing on steroids

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Wed May 20 12:17:57 PDT 2009

"Christopher Wright" <dhasenan at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:gv0p4e$uvv$1 at digitalmars.com...
> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> I can see certain potential benefits to the general way C# does generics, 
>> but until the old (and I do mean old) issue of "There's an IComparable, 
>> so why the hell won't MS give us an IArithmetic so we can actually use 
>> arithmetic operators on generic code?" gets fixed (and at this point I'm 
>> convinced they've never had any intent of ever fixing that), I don't care 
>> how valid the reasoning behind C#'s general approach to generics is, the 
>> actual state of C#'s generics still falls squarely into the categories of 
>> "crap" and "almost useless".
> IArithmetic is impossible in C# because operator overloads are static 
> methods, and interfaces cannot specify static methods.

Then how does IComparable work? 

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