clear() and UFCS

David Nadlinger see at
Sat May 26 05:37:32 PDT 2012

On Saturday, 26 May 2012 at 08:52:06 UTC, Alex Rønne Petersen 
> On 26-05-2012 10:48, Francisco Almeida wrote:
>> I vote for destroy().
>> It seems to be a popular choice, and it isn't ambiguous in any 
>> way.
>> Are there any classes/structs using destroy() methods in 
>> Phobos?
>> Francisco
> It doesn't actually matter. It wouldn't be ambiguous. UFCS 
> prefers the method on a class/struct over a free function.

It wouldn't break existing types, yes, but would probably cause 
confusion similar to clear() right now if the name was already in 
(widespread) use.


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