Current sentiment on Nullable.get

Jacob Carlborg doob at
Mon Dec 10 11:01:29 UTC 2018

On 2018-12-10 11:01, FeepingCreature wrote:
> Having recently been reminded that `alias Nullable.get this` exists, I'm 
> considering a pull request to deprecate it. What's the sentiment on 
> `alias Nullable.get this` in the community? My unchanged stance is that 
> it's a blight and an interminable source of impossible to find runtime 
> bugs, and an anti-feature that misses the point of Nullable to provide 
> safe optional types.

I agree that `alias Nullable.get this` should be deprecated. I think the 
whole Nullable should be deprecated and replaced with Optional.

/Jacob Carlborg

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