named arguments (C++) - Something D could learn from

Ethan gooberman at
Mon Dec 17 19:24:06 UTC 2018

On Sunday, 16 December 2018 at 22:16:28 UTC, Matthew OConnor 
> I am a C++ developer by day and reading that article made me 
> cringe. C++ has this creeping, expansive, everything ends up in 
> the language or writable in it, if you accept awful messages 
> and contorting the syntax. I hope D doesn't go down that route.

Sweet zombie Jesus I just read the article and wow I can't 
believe that was written _this week_. Named arguments by defining 
non-thread-safe statics? People write this tripe in 2018? And get 
_good comments_ on it?

Something has gone very wrong in compsci education.

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