Why can't we derive struct's?

H. S. Teoh hsteoh at quickfur.ath.cx
Thu Dec 20 18:38:55 UTC 2018

On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 10:20:54AM -0800, Manu via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 7:00 AM Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d
> <digitalmars-d at puremagic.com> wrote:
> > That it takes up the one alias this slot is a bummer, but really we
> > should implement multiple-alias-this and that problem would be
> > solved.
> That's been accepted for years now... why is there no movement? Is the
> features as defined incompatible with the implementation of DMD?

There has been multiple attempts to implement it, but none were
persistent enough to see it through to the finish line.

Maybe it's time to crowdfund a dedicated, full-time effort to bring this
into a reality.


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