Function without 'this' cannot be 'shared'

Ruby The Roobster michaeleverestc79 at
Sat Dec 25 20:48:07 UTC 2021

On Saturday, 25 December 2021 at 20:03:49 UTC, Adam D Ruppe wrote:
> On Saturday, 25 December 2021 at 19:46:20 UTC, Ruby The 
> Roobster wrote:
>> int test(shared int a) shared
> What do you expect that second shared to do?
> Generally qualifiers after the parenthesis apply to the hidden 
> `this` parameter, and since there isn't one that's why it is 
> failing.
> If you wanted it to apply to the return value, you write that
> shared(int) test() {}
> and if you wanted something else, well it depends on what you 
> wanted.
Thank you.  It now works.

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