Replace core language HexStrings with library entity

weaselcat via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Tue Mar 17 17:45:54 PDT 2015

On Wednesday, 18 March 2015 at 00:34:06 UTC, Daniel Murphy wrote:
> "Andrei Alexandrescu"  wrote in message 
> news:me9s2m$308v$1 at
>> It pains me to no end to see energy going in all the wrong 
>> places. Just now I was reviewing some code using std.json. 
>> Most everybody admits that library could be improved or 
>> rewritten. There's been some work on the latter, which has not 
>> been pursued to completion. Until then, we've had for _years_ 
>> a mediocre - albeit let's say passable - implementation with a 
>> shockingly bad documentation - 
>> has not ONE example, 
>> like literally not ONE line of code on it. It's been like that 
>> for YEARS. I'd find it difficult to imagine a simpler and more 
>> impactful way to contribute to D, than improving on that 
>> documentation.
> Just use vibe.d's json library.

what is the point of having a half-assed version in the 
_standard_ library???

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