Req25: With and From should be allowed together


[This post is part of a series, “wish-list for future versions of VB“]


 


IDEA: With and From should be allowed together. It’s just a silly oversight that they’re not. For example, we should allow this:


Dim x As New List(Of Integer) With {.Capacity = 10} From {1, 2, 3}


 


Provisional evaluation from VB team: It would be nice if we’d put this into the feature when we created it in the first place. But as for adding it now — well, it seems like it wouldn’t really add much value to many users. We think there are better ways to spend our development time.


 

Comments (1)

  1. Dzonny says:

    Yes, you may think that there are better thinks to work on then these. But not working on such small thinks makes language inconsistent. From time to time I reach thinks that works good when used separately but from some reason don’t work when used togehter.

    * With + From

    * Handles + Implements