Discussion Thread: DIP 1036--String Interpolation Tuple Literals--Community Review Round 2

FeepingCreature feepingcreature at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 07:50:07 UTC 2021

On Monday, 8 February 2021 at 14:24:35 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer 
> On 2/8/21 6:46 AM, FeepingCreature wrote:
>> IMO, if I pass an i"I have ${apples + bananas} fruit" to a 
>> function, and it allocates memory, this feature completely 
>> misses its purpose and I can't see where I'd use it.
> I would also not use a feature where .tupleof or some other 
> syntax is needed to do what is needed (in major use cases). The 
> goal here is to simplify syntax, we already have the 
> comma-quote-spam form. However, I do like the mechanism of 
> .tupleof for explicitly requesting the tuple form where it 
> makes sense.
> So an important part of this DIP that will NOT change is that 
> you should be able to accept the tuple form via overload 
> without having to tack on a converter or property.

Thanks, that's a big relief! As long as the tuple form can be 
recognized by a template overload, I for one am completely 

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