Discussion Thread: DIP 1036--Formatted String Tuple Literals--Community Review Round 1

Paul Backus snarwin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 14:15:23 UTC 2020

On Friday, 11 September 2020 at 14:05:51 UTC, 12345swordy wrote:
> On Friday, 11 September 2020 at 13:46:52 UTC, Paul Backus wrote:
>> Yes, that's exactly what I'm asking. Note that this is 
>> something D *already* does when it provides wrappers like 
>> `writefln` as alternatives to C functions like `printf`, so in 
>> practice, it should not require any new work to be done.
> You conflicting standard library feature with built in language 
> feature here, they are not the same.

I don't understand the objection. Both `printf` and `writefln` 
are standard-library features in their respective languages. I 
guess I could have been more precise and written "Phobos" and 
"libc" instead of "D" and "C", but I assumed that was clear from 

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