DIP 1020--Named Parameters--Community Review Round 2

Dukc ajieskola at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 12:24:04 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at 20:05:04 UTC, rikki cattermole 
>> Ask Mike to mark the DIP postponed? Walter's DIP has not yet 
>> passed the reviews, so there's always the possibility that 
>> someone uncovers a major flaw. In that case, it's good to have 
>> a backup DIP.
> There shouldn't be any major issues with his.
> Apart from one or two invasive changes which he is more than 
> capable of implementing himself (and maybe the only one I would 
> trust doing it) its pretty light on features.

Regardless. A DIP may be fundamentally flawed even if it's 
implementable and does not break anything. It may close the door 
off from some important future change, or have some side-effect 
that's hard to see in advance. That's the very reason for this 
whole review process.

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