async / await
johan_forsberg_86 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 8 07:29:11 UTC 2021
On Friday, 8 October 2021 at 06:38:17 UTC, bauss wrote:
> On Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 23:20:15 UTC, Imperatorn wrote:
>> On Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 22:35:23 UTC, russhy wrote:
>>> I don't think trying to replicate C# async/await is a good
>>> idea, it promotes creating bad APIs (GetThisAsync |
>>> Zig's approach is cleaner imo
>> I think you misunderstood me. What I meant was just the
>> async/await keywords
> No, he understood you and is talking about the method
> implementations in C#.
> But tbh. the solution is to provide both an asynchronous and a
> synchronous version of the method.
> DownloadFile() would be synchronous, whereas
> DownloadFileAsync() would then be async.
> That avoids the whole problem of calling an async method
> synchronous, because in general you shouldn't ever do that
But, I wasn't talking about the implementation. I just used C# as
an example rather than for example Zig.
The keywords are separate from the implementation. The same way
that if we didn't have foreach as a keyword and decided to
I was mainly talking about the purely syntactic aspect of the
It would (also) make the porting of Zig/[insert language here] to
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