Bug fix week

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org
Mon May 24 07:17:18 PDT 2010

On 05/24/2010 09:08 AM, Don wrote:
> Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> We've had a tremendous infusion of talent and energy in Phobos, and
>> lately work has picked up in unprecedented ways, both in terms of new
>> features and bug fixes. I can't say how happy I am about that!
>> At the end of this starting week, on Friday May 28, TDPL will be out
>> on trucks to bookstores.
>> Let's make this week a bug fixing week for both dmd and Phobos, and
>> issue a release on Monday. We're going public!
>> Andrei
> IMHO, one of the most important bugs to fix is actually a spec bug:
> 4056 Template instantiation with bare parameter not documented
> The foo!int syntax as a shortcut for foo!(int) isn't documented anywhere
> in the spec!! This is an embarrassing omission and should be fixed ASAP.
> Anyone could submit a patch with suggested wording for this one.

I agree that's bad, but somewhat ironically it's not as bad for TDPL's 
timeline. The syntax _is_ documented in TDPL.


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