"temporary" templates

Suleyman sahmi.soulaimane at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 02:42:55 UTC 2019

On Monday, 2 December 2019 at 02:26:33 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote:
> On Monday, 2 December 2019 at 02:02:04 UTC, Suleyman wrote:
>> Not to this extent though. What we're potentially discussing 
>> here is functions which have a reusable body like a runnable 
>> template. For example a CTFE function `bool isSame(alias A, 
>> alias B) { return __traits(isSame, A, B); }` this is unlike 
>> any regular function that we have today.
> Interesting this is exactly the syntax I wanted to use ;)
> Any ctfe function that has an alias parameter is a ctfe only 
> function.
> Using this you can give a function a default alias parameter if 
> you want it to be compile time only.
> it's a simple rule, and not confusing at all.

It looks like the discardable template but branded as  a 
function. I guess the plan on each call is to run semantic 
analysis to get the result then reset the function to an initial 

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