Thread overview
More trouble: impossible to bind expression to alias, except it's possible
May 03

https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21891

This is why all that std.meta.Alias was necessary in the first place.

We must eliminate Alias and fix this insanity in the language.

May 03

On Monday, 3 May 2021 at 19:58:32 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:

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https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21891

This is why all that std.meta.Alias was necessary in the first place.

We must eliminate Alias and fix this insanity in the language.

Please implement proper unification for alias, not just another hack.

https://forum.dlang.org/post/augmegssadjgrzvfhofk@forum.dlang.org

Cheers!

May 04

On Monday, 3 May 2021 at 19:58:32 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:

>

https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21891

This is why all that std.meta.Alias was necessary in the first place.

We must eliminate Alias and fix this insanity in the language.

Thanks for being more present in the forums "again" (not irony 😅)

We need to get D in shape, and soundness is of most importance imo. With some guidance, D can/will be a wonderful language. Currently, it's a powerful and capable language, and that only gets you so far.

Power without consistency is like a rocket that doesn't work on Mondays