On Monday, 19 September 2016 at 22:17:34 UTC, Mathias Lang wrote:
2016-09-19 23:18 GMT+02:00 Jonathan Marler via Digitalmars-d < digitalmars-d@puremagic.com>:


No you can't. The example is wrong, but Stefan is right. Consider:

template Foo (T = string) { }

template TakesAlias(alias Sym) {}

alias TakesAlias!(Foo) Bar;

In this context, is `TakesAlias` instantiated with the template or the template instantiation ?

It is essentially the same category of problems as when trying to use a parameterless-functions, sometime you end up calling it because of the optional parenthesis. Except that for functions we can use `&` or `typeof`.

Good example, thanks for the information.

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