std.d.lexer: pre-voting review / discussion

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Wed Sep 11 13:18:12 PDT 2013

On Wednesday, 11 September 2013 at 20:08:44 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 10:04:20PM +0200, Dicebot wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 11 September 2013 at 19:58:36 UTC, H. S. Teoh 
>> wrote:
>> >I disagree. I think it's more readable to use a consistent 
>> >prefix,
>> >like kw... or kw_... (e.g. kw_int, kw_return, etc.), so that 
>> >it's
>> >clear you're referring to token types, not the actual keyword.
>> Not unless you want to change the style guide and break 
>> existing
>> Phobos code ;)
> How would that break Phobos code? Phobos code doesn't even use
> std.d.lexer right now.

Phobos code must conform its style guide. You can't change it 
without changing existing Phobos code that relies on it. 
Inconsistent style is worst of all options.

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