DIP 1024--Shared Atomics--Community Review Round 1

rikki cattermole rikki at cattermole.co.nz
Tue Oct 1 20:54:12 UTC 2019

On 02/10/2019 9:31 AM, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 10/1/2019 4:21 AM, rikki cattermole wrote:
>> This DIP will need to detail how it does (and doesn't) interact with 
>> methods with the shared attribute on it, along with examples of the 
>> shared qualifier on a struct/class.
> The DIP does not change how `shared` is part of the type system, and 
> does not change how `shared` affects the types of structs or classes or 
> instances of them.

Okay, if we get a statement to that affect in the DIP, maybe with an 
example then nobody can interpret it wrong :)

>> As it stands, if I was to implement it, I could interpret the DIP to 
>> only affect globals.
> `shared` isn't a storage class, it's a type constructor, so I don't see 
> how you could infer that.

Okay in that case, the spec needs updating. Because right now it is 
listed as part of `StorageClass` along with `const`.

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