The state of string interpolation
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Fri Dec 7 22:24:24 UTC 2018
On Friday, 7 December 2018 at 22:12:18 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer
> I think we are all finally on the same page (which I didn't
> realize we weren't, sorry about that!)
> The selling of the idea is the hard part, Jonathan Marler has
> already implemented it, and the spec is super-simple as you say.
> I think part of the confusion here is that we are calling it
> string interpolation. It's not the same as what most languages
> use for string interpolation. It's really something more like
> "string formatted alias sequence" or "string interpolation
> tuple". That should be reflected in the actual DIP.
> What's central to the utility is that it's based on string
> literals (runtime strings will NOT work here), and therefore,
> has the potential to be used in mixins, and in compile-time
> alias sequences. Sequences of expressions split by strings are
> so common in D, it just makes complete sense to me.
I sent you a github invite to the contributors group for the DIP.
If you are okay with it, could you clarify what you said in the
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