On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 06:44:08PM +0000, Meta via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> On Friday, 9 February 2018 at 18:21:55 UTC, Bo wrote:
> > * scope() .. just call it "defer" just as every other language now
> > does.  It only confuses people who come from other languages. Its
> > now almost a standard. By using scope people have have no clue that
> > D has a defer.  Took even me a while to know that D had a defer
> > system in place.
> The funny thing is that D had this feature long before any other
> language that I can think of (of course Lisp has probably had 6
> different implementations of it since 1972). They're the ones that
> need to get with the program ;-)

+1000!  (and by 1000! I mean factorial(1000) :-P)


In theory, software is implemented according to the design that has been 
carefully worked out beforehand. In practice, design documents are written 
after the fact to describe the sorry mess that has gone on before.

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