If you could make any changes to D, what would they look like?

Ali Çehreli acehreli at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 20 21:05:44 UTC 2021

On 10/20/21 11:02 AM, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote:
 > On Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 17:28:30 UTC, Guillaume Piolat wrote:

 >> One of the problem C++ has with objects-with-inheritance-as-value-type
 >> is "object slicing".
 >> It is ugly in theory: https://stackoverflow.com/a/14461532
 > Never had any issues with this in real life,

Me neither because I was following convention in C++: "Pass inherited 
types by reference because there is slicing." That rule renders C++ 
classes (and structs) of inheritance hierarchies "reference types". I 
like D's (and Java's and C#'s) approach here.


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