--- Comment #6 from Stewart Gordon <>  2009-07-25 05:03:46 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #3)
>> In the same way, the existence of opIndexAssign does nothing 
>> whatsoever to prevent the compiler from expanding it to something 
>> else instead if the type in question has no opIndexAssign.
> What else could it be?

The opIndex with ref return already being talked about, of course.

> But properties are not operators.  If opIndexAssign must exist, 
> then why doesn't, for example, opStarAssign also exist?

To be honest, I'm not sure either.  Aside from the fact that "star" doesn't
describe the semantics of any D operator, at least it would enable bit pointers
that use the same notation as normal pointers.

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