Is @trusted the wrong direction?
Dominikus Dittes Scherkl
dominikus at scherkl.de
Sat Nov 9 21:30:29 UTC 2019
On Saturday, 9 November 2019 at 18:33:09 UTC, Jonathan M Davis
> Really, the fact that @trusted is at the function level is just
> an unnecessary complication. From the caller's perspective,
> @safe and @trusted are identical.
Yes. Three state enums are always clumsy, especially so if they
are useless - and even not obviously so but you have to think
about it every time to figure that out.
> Sometimes, it does make sense to use @trusted on large blocks
> of code, but most of the time, it doesn't,
Really almost never.
> and it makes it a lot harder to figure out what exactly was
> @system that needed to be @trusted when a lot of code was
> @trusted at once.
And even if that is really necessary, it would be no problem to
declare a trusted block containing the whole function body. But
from the outside the function is @safe, that's all that matters
to the caller.
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