@live questions

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Wed Nov 25 10:48:19 UTC 2020

On 11/22/2020 3:08 AM, Dibyendu Majumdar wrote:
> Hi Walter, are you aware of the explicit lifetime annotation facility in Rust?

Yes, and that was part of the discussion.

> This seems critical to allow correct lifetime calculations in a graph of objects.
> I read in DIP1000 that there is an automatic lifetime calculation when 'scope' 
> storage class is used? However does that work with nested object graphs?
> Rust had to have explicit annotations I believe as automated calculations are 
> not sufficient.

I recall the examples given for why explicit annotations were needed were 
insufficiently compelling.

But we'll see how things unfold.

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