Enum literals, good? bad? what do you think?

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Thu Jul 22 17:28:02 UTC 2021

On 7/22/2021 3:03 AM, rikki cattermole wrote:
> On 22/07/2021 8:37 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
>> On 7/21/2021 11:28 PM, rikki cattermole wrote:
>>> If you can't describe it using words, use code instead.
>> I tried everything, including that. I really cannot explain it. It was a very 
>> frustrating experience.
> Oh hmm. I just went looking for it, the only files regarding semantic analysis I 
> thought it could be in yup... 700 LOC method. Found that rather quickly.
> That really isn't a good sign I must admit!

The symbol lookup used to be very simple and completely consistent in D. It got 
a *lot* more complicated as a result of my inability to explain how it worked. 
It does two passes now, and is very inconsistent.

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