Is there any real reason to use "const"?

Dennis dkorpel at
Mon Jan 24 18:13:12 UTC 2022

On Monday, 24 January 2022 at 17:55:39 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> For some reason I was under the impression that D didn't allow 
> unbraced loop bodies because in the case of loops such errors 
> could be a lot worse than in if-statements.

D doesn't allow a single `;` loop body to prevent this mistake:
for (int i=0; i<l; i++);
You have to write {} for an empty body.

It also doesn't allow dangling else, and function bodies need 
braces {}. Other than that, I don't recall D  demanding {}.

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