On Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 22:56:15 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote:
I just finished the PR to remove the builtin array properties
.sort and .reverse.
That's nice! Finally, we could get rid of the awkward reverse()
or sort!() in UFCS chains while all the rest don't need the
while the dmd changes were trivial fixing all the broken tests
Even tests that were supposed to call std.algorithm.sort turned
out to use the property by accident; (because of a small error
which caused the sort template not to instantiate).
So, the process exposed latent bugs in the tests, which is
another indication that the change is a Good Thing. I wonder how
the deprecation message didn't make it happen sooner though.