On Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 11:33:40 UTC, Basile B. wrote:
On Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 07:52:28 UTC, Rory McGuire wrote:
On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 4:43 PM, Basile B. via
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Why is #line obsolete? I use it a lot in string mixins to make
the correct line numbers show.
In the compiler it is. Last Fall I asked and I've got for reply
that is was useful in the past to debug mixins, in the compiler
itself. I didn't know that people use it. Anyway it doesn't
DIP 1003 is faddish. It would really be better to have a system
that would allow any keyword to be used as identifier. An
escape system is the key.
It would also allow to interface to libs written in another
language exporting a D keyword as symbol. I have no example here
but I can imagine this happening quite easily.