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    ktr said:
    I obviously don't expect all of this, but it would be nice.
    • Extension Properties 
    • Mixins
    • Language support for tuple types:
      public (int, string) GetSomeTuple() { /* ... */ }
      Perhaps this could even extend to tuples with named properties (much like anonymous types):
      public (int Age, string Name) GetSomeTuple() { /* .. */ }
    • Better language support for function types (unlimited args, named args)
    • More type inference! this leads to my final request...
    • Better support for anonymous types (shouldn't be limited to only a local scope):
      public anonymous GetSomeObject() { return new { Feature = "Anonymous Types", Version = 2 } }

      Still strongly typed, just a lot simpler.

    It seems a lot of what you desire is in F#, why don't you use that instead? The type inference in the language is sublime.

     

    let x = y 
    let apples = oranges 

     

    I now use the var keyword in C# like its running out of fashion. In visual basic you have

     

    Dim anInt as Integer 

     

    which is far more elegant than

     

    MyClass myClass = new MyClass();