DIP 1025--Dynamic Arrays Only Shrink, Never Grow--Community Review Round 1
newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Tue Nov 12 03:54:16 UTC 2019
On 11/11/2019 7:03 PM, Jab wrote:
> How have you not had this problem before?
Because I was careful.
> DMD's code base is kind of horrible.
> Pointers to arrays that end up having to be accessed by (*p)[x]. A simple
> wrapper could easily have alleviated that entirely. It's kind of ironic that the
> D reference compiler showcases exactly how you shouldn't write D code.
DMD was rather recently converted to D from a "C with Classes" codebase. Its
structure very much reflects that heritage.
> Of all the things people would be willing to have such a big breaking changes
> for. Auto-decoding to name one. This is now where the line is drawn? Some of
> these decisions are being made too hastily IMO.
No decision has been made about DIP 1025. That's what this process is for.
Everyone gets their say.
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