Will the D GC be awesome?

timotheecour thelastmammoth at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 19:57:15 PDT 2012

> Ideally,
>    struct S { int a; int b; }
>    void foo(int p, int q);
>    S s;
>    foo(s);
> should work (setting aside for the moment that they are 
> different types). Unfortunately, the variety of function 
> calling ABIs makes this impractical.
> So tuples in a language like D that must conform to external 
> ABIs is that tuples will always have some rough edges.

Why not simply introduce an "expand" property for structs?
foo(s.expand) //equivalent to foo(s.a,s.b)
That would be the exact analogous of expand for tuples and would 
maintain a sane type system .

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