Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Sat Sep 3 10:32:50 PDT 2016

On 9/3/16 7:08 PM, Tobias M wrote:
> On Saturday, 3 September 2016 at 16:33:07 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> I see. This is a matter orthogonal to DbI - introspection should be
>> able to figure out whether a member can be found, or a nonmember if
>> the design asks for it. I wouldn't like "tricking" DbI into thinking a
>> member is there when there isn't. -- Andrei
> The problem I see with DbI is rather that the user of a function thinks
> that an optional constraint is satisfied, while in reality it isn't, due
> to a non-obvious lookup/visibility problem.

At some point there's a need to RTFM. -- Andrei

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