Has AA a bad implementation?

frame frame86 at live.com
Fri Feb 12 20:35:40 UTC 2021

On Friday, 12 February 2021 at 12:48:30 UTC, welkam wrote:

> There can be slices that point to the memory owned by this 
> array so you cant just free it. If you want manually manage the 
> memory then you should look at dub for different containers.

The array is overwritten with 0 so any pointers are lost anyway. 
Yeah, I can use any element I want. But my problem is that any 
thirdparty code may not care about. In any static context it 
produces leaks. This behavior is not documented - anyone thinks 
that clear() means clear, not: fill with 0.

In some context it's needed to reduce memory. As a standard 
element it should at least have an explicit ability to free 
memory when it's really desired.

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