Marco.Leise at gmx.de
Tue Jul 10 00:23:48 PDT 2012
Am Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:51:57 +0200
schrieb "Daniel" <wyrlon at gmx.net>:
> On Sunday, 8 July 2012 at 13:49:50 UTC, bearophile wrote:
> > This seems a bit overkill to me:
> > It's also possible to avoid any type ambiguity by writing
> > integer literals with a suffix. The suffixes i and u are for
> > the types int and uint, respectively: the literal -3i has type
> > int, while 127u has type uint. For the fixed-size integer
> > types, just suffix the literal with the type name: 255u8,
> > 50i64, etc.
> Many good ideas... am just singling out this one, as you seem to
> be of a different opinion in this particular case... I on the
> contrary wish D would have taken this route as well, because of
> the ubiquitous 'auto' and 'implicit template instantiation'
> features... furthermore vector simd types could also benefit.
Yes, this is the single most important Rust feature to me when typing. I've just had too many cases of mass-casts to ubyte or short where a suffix to the literal would only have cost one or two letters. 255ub = byte, 32000s = short
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