Discussion Thread: DIP 1037--Add Unary Operator ...--Community Review Round 1

Abdulhaq alynch4047 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 09:25:56 UTC 2020

On Saturday, 31 October 2020 at 23:09:31 UTC, Manu wrote:
> Is "Alias Sequence" present in spec language?
> This really demonstrates how much D needs first-class tuples; 
> this area of
> the language is a shit-fight, and essentially just a weird 
> abuse of
> template argument lists mixed with `alias` and some 
> implementation defined
> behaviour, which happens to look and feel a lot like a tuple.

If tuples, tuple unpacking, compile time sequences et al. could 
be rationalised down to a simpler tuple concept (from the 
developer POV) then this would be "most marvelous" simplification.

I have absolutely no idea if that is even vaguely possible, but 
it sounds great.

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