On Friday, 23 February 2018 at 01:57:37 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote:
On Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 11:15:35 UTC, psychoticRabbit
import std.rabbit [food, water], std.house, std.family [carer];
What about the million lines of existing code using
import std.stdio : writeln, writefln;
I actually like selective importing like that.
It tells me, the programmer was only interested in writeln and
writefln from that module. It provides clarity of intention, as
well as instructing new comers what modules contain, and where to
Selective importing is a great tool for new comers to become
familiar with the library - and lets be honest - it's all about
the libraries these days - so the more one knows about them, the
better they'll be utilised.
Also, D is pretty good a depracating stuff, so why not deprecate
the current way of imports, and gradually move to something (that
import std.stdio, std.whatever[this, that], std.somethingelse,
I actually really like that syntax. It's really efficient for my
brain to process.