Colors in Raylib

meta meta at
Tue Mar 1 13:15:09 UTC 2022

On Tuesday, 1 March 2022 at 12:29:56 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer 
> On 3/1/22 7:22 AM, meta wrote:
>> If the type is ``Color`` I think the compiler should allow 
>> ``GRAY`` if it is a member of ``Color``, isn't how strong 
>> statically typed language should work? I wonder what is the 
>> rational against it? How hard would it be to allow it?
> The problem is how the original source works.
> The only way to define a manifest constant for a struct 
> instance in C is to #define it.
> So I'm sure that if raylib could put that inside the `Color` 
> type it would, but it can't.
> What a D binding should do is exactly what Mike said -- provide 
> a complete binding as expected, and then add machine-generated 
> nicer APIs.
> I actually have an open issue, in case anyone is interested in 
> working on it:
> -Steve

Oh I was talking with regard to D's enum, not about the binding, 
allowing it via D, would make interfacing with C code easier

     enum Color
     { GRAY }

     void setColor(Color color);


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