String interpolation, after a healthy debate on discord

bauss jj_1337 at
Thu Dec 16 14:20:21 UTC 2021

On Thursday, 16 December 2021 at 13:31:07 UTC, Adam D Ruppe wrote:
> On Thursday, 16 December 2021 at 13:19:16 UTC, deadalnix wrote:
>> So passing a raw a should work (it's an alias parameter).
> yeah
>> Which lead me to think, can't we generate some kind of struct 
>> on the fly for the "${}" syntax?
> I wrote about that back in 2019, indeed, at that point, it was 
> my preference:
> But it brings its own problems: this forces at least partial 
> evaluation early which makes trouble with non-copyable types, 
> breaks ref and aliases, and might be trouble tracking lifetime.
> It is a solidly decent plan but not quite full D potential.
> But like I've said before, all this stuff has been discussed to 
> death. Some of us have been debating all this for years.

And nobody will ever agree, so we just have to somehow stick with 
one implementation or it'll never happen.

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