[OT] What are D's values?
pjmlp at progtools.org
Wed Oct 6 05:31:01 UTC 2021
On Tuesday, 5 October 2021 at 20:00:42 UTC, jfondren wrote:
> On Tuesday, 5 October 2021 at 17:53:46 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
>> This is particularly powerful in UFCS chains: if you had to
>> implement the UFCS chain in C, for example, you'd have to
>> rewrite a whole bunch of types, variable declarations, etc.,
>> every time you need to do something like insert a new
>> component into the chain, or reorder the chain. That makes
>> refactoring the equivalent code in C an onerous task,
> This is all great, but C is too weak a competitor for it to be
> persuasive to someone who needs persuading.
C has the whole market of UNIX clones, Khronos standards, and
embedded for itself, where C++ after 30 years trying hardly
managed to make dent.
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