OT: on IDEs and code writing on steroids
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Wed May 20 20:40:54 PDT 2009
"Christopher Wright" <dhasenan at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> "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?
> It uses a member function instead.
And they can't do the same for arithmetic?
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