A few notes on choosing between Go and D for a quick project

Nick Treleaven via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Mon Mar 16 10:03:47 PDT 2015

On 15/03/2015 05:06, Walter Bright wrote:
>> In D we have some implicit casts also because the "cast(int)x" syntax is
>> dangerous. But now we can write safe casts with the "int(x)" syntax,
>> so there's
>> less need of naked implicit casts.
> Again, too many casts can cause bugs.

You can have safe wrappers for casts. If you don't want to change the 
type, use something like std.conv.signed. Isn't that safe?

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