DIP 1027---String Interpolation---Community Review Round 1

Andre Pany andre at s-e-a-p.de
Wed Dec 11 12:31:28 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 11:45:07 UTC, Andrea Fontana 
> On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 09:52:21 UTC, Mike Parker 
> wrote:
>> This is the feedback thread for the first round of Community 
>> Review for DIP 1027, "String Interpolation":
>> https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/148001a963f5d6e090bb6beef5caf9854372d0bc/DIPs/DIP1027.md
>> All review-related feedback on and discussion of the DIP 
>> should occur in this thread. The review period will end at 
>> 11:59 PM ET on December 25, or when I make a post declaring it 
>> complete.
>> At the end of Round 1, if further review is deemed necessary, 
>> the DIP will be scheduled for another round of Community 
>> Review. Otherwise, it will be queued for the Final Review and 
>> Formal Assessment.
>> Anyone intending to post feedback in this thread is expected 
>> to be familiar with the reviewer guidelines:
>> https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/master/docs/guidelines-reviewers.md
>> *Please stay on topic!*
>> Thanks in advance to all who participate.
> Nice but it sounds a bit "hacky" to me.
> If i'm right this code will output "Hello %textworld123"
> string text = "world";
> text(i"Hello %text", "123");
> I hoped it was expanded to a function call rather than to a 
> tuple...
> Andrea

If my understanding is right, string assignment is not supported 
by the dip, only the 2 functions writeln/printf.
Which would be a quite big limitation. This would only cover 20% 
of my use case
of string interpolation.
Is my understanding correct?

Kind regards

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