Linked by Owen Anderson on Mon 19th Apr 2004 05:43 UTC
General Development For years the development scene has been dominated by the C family of languages, primarily C itself and its immediate successor C++. Recent years have given rise to other C-descendents, however, such as Sun's Java and Microsoft's C#.
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empty strings
by Marcus Sundman on Mon 19th Apr 2004 13:11 UTC

> In D, an empty string is just null

Ouch! There is a very big difference between "nothing/unspecified" and "a string with the length 0". Trying to make these equivalent is just stupid, and it _will_ come back and haunt you.