[rust-dev] RFC: Removing *T
armin.ronacher at active-4.com
Sun Jul 28 04:00:41 PDT 2013
On 28/07/2013 11:13, Huon Wilson wrote:
> As I understand it, this is planned as part of the
> move-GC-to-the-libraries proposal: that is, provide some traits with
> lang-items (like Eq, Add, Drop, etc.) which, for example, give library
> pointers the ability to be auto-borrowed to &.
This however will be quite a complex undertaking. To make that work the
compiler would have to perform quite a few syntax transformation (like
moving code into closures etc.). That sounds quite a bit like opening a
new can of worms.
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