Why are void[] contents marked as having pointers?

Daniel Keep daniel.keep.lists at gmail.com
Sun May 31 23:43:19 PDT 2009

Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Jun 2009 02:21:33 +0300, Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org> wrote:
>> To argue that convincingly, you'd need to disable conversions from  
>> arrays of class objects to void[].
> You're right. Perhaps implicit cast of reference types to void[] should result in an error.

If only there were a way to indicate that void[]s could contain
pointers, then they would behave uniformly across types...

Oh wait.

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