Replace core language HexStrings with library entity

Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Fri Mar 20 17:33:53 PDT 2015

On 3/20/15 9:09 AM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote:
> On Friday, 20 March 2015 at 16:02:23 UTC, Dicebot wrote:
>> Getting something into Phobos is a huge commitment.
> And it ties your hands and comes with all kinds of annoying trivial
> nonsense baggage like spaces vs tabs.

I disagree with this characterization. When they do occur reviews are 
helpful. In this particular case a professional chooses spaces without 
so much as thinking about it.

> I have a hard enough time bringing myself to write small functions for
> phobos due to the sum total of these little pains. I certainly wouldn't
> want to go through that for a whole module, it is so much easier to just
> tell people to download the file from my own website.

The short version is you'd do immense good if you chose to contribute to 


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