[rust-dev] Mutable files

Tobias Müller troplin at bluewin.ch
Mon Jul 21 08:49:56 PDT 2014


Patrick Walton <pcwalton at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On 7/20/14 8:12 PM, David Henningsson wrote:
>>  From a language design perspective, maybe it would be more intuitive to
>> have different syntaxes for copy and move, like:

As a rust newbie, that aspect aways makes me a bit nervous. Two quite
different operations with the same syntax and and simply changing a detail
in the struct can be enough to switch between the two.

AFAIK this also was one of the reasons (if not _the_ reason) why
std::auto_ptr was deprecated in C++.

Tobi



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