[rust-dev] Fwd: minor things that annoy you about Rust?
jws at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Dec 22 18:01:36 PST 2011
On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 11:55:11AM -0800, Graydon Hoare wrote:
> I'm curious how many of the people upset at the literal suffixes know the
> number-literal syntax permits inserting underscores, so you can write this
> as (say):
> Which is how I tend to write any suffixed literal that's not a very simple
> one (eg. 0u or such).
I expect that for every 0x_00ab_cdef_i32, there will be many
0x00abcdefi32, and I, for one, will find it difficult to notice the
i32 suffix. Perhaps an '_' should be required. I.e. 0x00abcdef_i32
would be a valid literal and 0x00abcdefi32 would not.
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