Accessing static data of functions

Imperatorn johan_forsberg_86 at
Tue Oct 19 17:08:41 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 17:04:32 UTC, Timon Gehr wrote:
> On 19.10.21 18:43, Imperatorn wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 08:31:47 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
>>> [...]
>> I was actually thinking something similar. Have never heard of 
>> that requirement before. You're serializing the object, not 
>> the class, and the static variable doesn't belong to the 
>> object (in many languages) but the class. I guess D looked at 
>> Java? Have no evidence of that atm tho.
>> That doesn't mean D *should* "do what Java does" ofc.
> This is about static variables at function scope. Java does not 
> have static variables at function scope.
> string uniqueName(){
>     static int id = 0; // this is the value that OP wants to 
> preserve on reload
>     return text("__tmp", id++);
> }

Ok, I know nothing about Java other than D got some inspiration 
from it. What I do know is C#.

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