Isn't `each` too much of a good thing?
alexanderheistermann at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 14:55:39 UTC 2020
On Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 21:03:08 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> Yeah, implicit is bad. I used to be a fan of implicit things,
> because of the convenience... but more and more, with more
> experience, I'm starting to be convinced that explicit is
> always better -- for readability and maintainability. Too many
> layers of implicit things, and the code becomes obscure, hard
> to read, or easy to *wrongly* read, and consequently fragile.
By implicit I am assuming your talking about c++ here correct? I
consider that language to implement implicit conversions poorly.
Functions should opt-in implicit conversions, not opt-out.
The main case for it is writing:
T t = a;
T t = (t)a
That the main benefit of implicit conversion that we should be
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