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

Patrick Schluter Patrick.Schluter at bbox.fr
Wed Dec 18 13:25:05 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 22:14:32 UTC, aliak wrote:
> On Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 10:14:35 UTC, Patrick Schluter 
> wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 09:20:06 UTC, Jacob Carlborg 
>> wrote:
>> Yes, and that was the point of the exercice. Transforming the 
>> interpolated "string" into a string evaluates the values of 
>> the variables at the moment of that transformation. From then 
>> on, there is no interpolation possible as it a simple string.
>> I suppose that what aliak leant in his comments was that the 
>> string then could still be used for interpolation.
>> [...]
> I'm pretty sure I said that I expect interpolated strings to be 
> assignable to strings and that this DIP doesn't enable that. 
> And people will need to understand tuples to understand what's 
> happening. I'm not sure how you interpreted all the rest?

The question is, what is that string supposed to contain. The 
resolved interpolation ("apple = 0") or the interpolation string 
("apple = $(apple)").

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