On Sun, Feb 01, 2015 at 22:32:36 +0000, Sativa via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote:
> What I mean is, Do we really need to know the default arguments 
> or are we just having to explicitly use them to make the name 
> mangling work?
> If it is the latter, then surely couldn't the D compiler sort of 
> have a "wild card" type of default parameter where the compiler 
> allows any such argument to work?
> i.e., unless we are actually explicitly needed the default 
> argument in some way it seems that we can just derive it's 
> "mangled" version from the C++ object data and use that directly 
> in the D mangled version?

IIRC, C++ default arguments are handled at compile time and are not part
of the ABI.


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