The state of string interpolation
o at o.o
Fri Dec 7 21:13:24 UTC 2018
On Friday, 7 December 2018 at 20:59:51 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> I see. So that means what we really want is for the language
> to translate interpolated strings into tuples that can then be
> processed by library code. In other words, it's not really an
> interpolated string anymore, it's a kind of "tuple literal"
> with convenient syntax. It has general applicability, and can
> be used for all sorts of interesting things beyond just
> interpolated strings. Like your database query example. In
> fact, it can even form the basis for implementing my named
> parameters idea. Once we have it in tuple form, it can be used
> for all sorts of things. (Which makes me wonder if we can even
> make it a replacement for std.meta.AliasSeq ...) It would be an
> enabler of cool new D idioms, rather than mere syntactic sugar
> for a "niche" use case.
This is phrased **perfectly**. Would you mind adding it to the
It would be a great addition. Thanks so much!
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