public import and bugs it causes

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at
Fri May 14 16:08:05 PDT 2010

Alex Makhotin wrote:
> bearophile wrote:
>> Note that D module system is not modelled on C#.
> I think that to become successful competitor for such languages as C#, 
> the D language requires improvement.
> In the bug I encountered, I mistyped the variable and it *matched the 
> global variable accidentally*. I was unaware of it because the compiler 
> was silent, but IMHO it, at least, should give me a warning.
> It's not possible in C#. That's what I meant.

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From: Alex Makhotin <alex at>
Newsgroups: digitalmars.D
Subject: Re: public import and bugs it causes
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 04:46:08 +0300

That's a bit in the future. Any chance I could impose on you to change 
your system time?


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