[dmd-internals] Regarding deprecation of volatile statements

Walter Bright walter at digitalmars.com
Wed Aug 1 09:46:10 PDT 2012

On 7/31/2012 10:02 AM, Alex Rønne Petersen wrote:
> Not so. It would make it worse (read: less portable and less
> performant) than writing C.

I think this is a bit unfair - the C semantics you're talking about are specific 
to one compiler. They are not standard, and such has been a source of 
non-portable trouble in the C community.

Nevertheless, you do have a good point about what should be specified as being 
part of the D standard.

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