Worst ideas/features in programming languages?

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Tue Jan 4 07:52:00 UTC 2022

On 1/3/2022 10:37 PM, Timon Gehr wrote:
> If `foo(int, int)` is defined to be literally the same as `foo(int[2])`, there 
> is no conversion. But anyway, I guess you'd also consider anything that would 
> make this work an "implicit conversion"?
> double foo(int x,string y);
> writeln([(1,"2"),(1,"3"),(3,"4")].map!foo);

Currently, tuples can map right on to argument lists, there is no conversion. 
This works because a tuple in D isn't really a type at all. It's just a 
collection of expressions.

> If so, maybe one way to make _some_ progress on this is to have a DIP 
> specifically for destructuring, without adding any new types?

I'm not sure what destructuring, but yes, not adding new types.

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