reflection based on my experience so far on compile-time meta-programming in D as a novice user: the problems
schveiguy at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 14 19:31:04 UTC 2020
On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 18:30:16 UTC, mw wrote:
> On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 18:20:02 UTC, Steven
> Schveighoffer wrote:
>> // this would be easier with string interpolation!
>> , D has far superior string manipulation capabilities.
> Basically, your solution is: let's just use strings! (forget
> about of all the other fancy mechanism I've listed in point
> Yes, that's right: source code should just be strings.
> From that point of view, C-preprocessor is conceptually at a
> high level.
This is hilariously backwards. The c preprocessor is literally
just pasting strings around.
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