DIP 1027---String Interpolation---Community Review Round 1
erny.castell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 12 07:03:16 UTC 2019
On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 17:49:45 UTC, Meta wrote:
> On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 15:55:35 UTC, Patrick
> Schluter wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 12:50:34 UTC, Ernesto
>> Castellotti wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 09:52:21 UTC, Mike Parker
>>> From the dip it seems that it is only valid for writefln & co
>>> So a code like:
>>> auto myText = i"I ate% apples"
>>> would not be valid.
>> It is allowed everywhere where a tuple expression is allowed
>> auto myText = "I ate%s", apples
>> doesn't make sense
> It works already (un?)fortunately:
> auto test = AliasSeq!("The product of %s and %s is %s", 2,
> 5, 10);
> writeln(test); //Prints "The product of %s and %s is
> writefln(test); //Print "The product of 2 and 5 is 10"
> This DIP is just taking that 1 extra small step to allow i""
> strings to be lowered to tuple literals.
Yes this is the purpose of the dip, but it is not what I expect
for the string interpolation.
This would require explicitly calling the functions of a library
to convert the tuple into a string, I would like it to be done
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