[phobos] [Fwd: "Unsigned-related bugs never occur in real code."]

Andrei Alexandrescu andrei at erdani.com
Thu Jan 21 09:58:17 PST 2010

Sean Kelly wrote:
> Yeah, I was mostly responding to your earlier comment that casting 
> didn't work for you. If you really wanted to cast it would be to 
> ptrdiff_t anyway.
> I agree that there's a more fundamental problem though. Weren't we going 
> to make implicit narrowing conversions an error?  I know it isn't in the 
> spirit of c, but c allows all sorts of horrible nonsense.

Implicit narrowing conversions are already disabled. But code involving 
cast is explicit.


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