Why is array.reverse a property and not a method?

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org
Tue Jul 13 10:01:08 PDT 2010

On 07/13/2010 11:30 AM, eris wrote:
> Andrei Alexandrescu Wrote:
>> std.stdio ->  std.io
>> Rationale: stuttering sucks.
> Absolutely.
>> BidirectionalRange ->  DoublyEndedRange
>> Rationale: bidirectional suggests something that can move *in*
>> either direction, whereas in fact the range can be shortened from
>> either end.
> It's an improvement, but I believe the proper English prefix for
> something that is doubly-reflective in that sense is "Duplex".  It's
> also easier and shorter to pronounce.  Say it with me now:
> "DuplexRange"
> Keep up the awesome work Andre.
> BTW: D really needs some promotional work.  Would there be any chance
> that you or Walter could give a talk at Google?  A short presentation
> with a list of topics that could improve D would be great as a way to
> get Google Summer of Code resources allocated.

Google invited me for a talk via Benjamin Shropshire (thanks!). I am 
waiting for my manager's approval.


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