Would you pay for GC?
pjmlp at progtools.org
Fri Jan 28 16:12:17 UTC 2022
On Friday, 28 January 2022 at 15:34:49 UTC, jmh530 wrote:
> On Friday, 28 January 2022 at 11:11:54 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
>> That is something that would be impossible to put into D's
>> typesystem, without turning it into something else.
> Well D would do it in a D way rather than in a pony way...for
> instance pony's val is similar to D's immutable but not the
> same. The question would be what from pony's reference
> capabilities would it make sense to add to D. I think the one
> with the most obvious benefit would be iso. Some people have
> talked about wanting something like that in the language. It's
> somewhat different from Rust's borrow checker in that it only
> allows one mutable alias, whereas Rust allows that or as many
> const aliases as you want (but not both).
Yeah, maybe that would be possible then.
Still better stabilize D's approach to lifetimes first.
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