@property - take it behind the woodshed and shoot it?
monarchdodra at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 03:24:56 PST 2013
On Friday, 25 January 2013 at 11:01:31 UTC, mist wrote:
> On Friday, 25 January 2013 at 10:26:14 UTC, Robert burner
> Schadek wrote:
>> Yes, the syntax is legit. It's the semantic that "scares" me.
>> IMHO it feels strange that assigning a variable resizes a
>> array. Something like a.resize(10) would make me feel better.
> Ye, it was one of the first "Erm wtf?" moments when I started
> to learn D. And living confirmation that core developers don't
> really have a strong vision what properties should be.
I can view *reading* size as a property, but I don't think the
setter itself should be a property, since it actually *does*
something. Heck, it can throw an exception (!)
However, I really think we are way past the point we can change
array's interface. I'd just leave it be.
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