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Marc Sch├╝tz via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Tue Nov 17 10:01:24 PST 2015


On Tuesday, 17 November 2015 at 14:29:53 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
wrote:
> Thanks for the DIP, I saw it since a couple days ago. 
> Dynamically-verified lazy initialization is difficult, but 
> doesn't cover:
>
> 1. Reference count updates (as you mention)
>
> 2. The reference to the allocator is essentially a mutable part 
> of an object that's otherwise constant.
>
> So it seems to be DIP85 is solving a quite narrow problem, and 
> one that doesn't address the issue at hand.

I know, I wrote the DIP before I read this thread, and it was 
originally only supposed to address lazy initialization 
specifically. Maybe some of the ideas can be reused for a more 
general un-const concept, though.


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