## digitalmars.D.learn - Data structures of mixed type

Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-learn <digitalmars-d-learn puremagic.com> writes:
```What is the idiomatic way of having an array with a mix of int and
float data?

Is relying on automated conversion of int to float acceptable?

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Sep 08 2016
Andrea Fontana <nospam example.com> writes:
```On Thursday, 8 September 2016 at 08:56:13 UTC, Russel Winder
wrote:
What is the idiomatic way of having an array with a mix of int
and float data?

Maybe https://dlang.org/phobos/std_variant.html#.Algebraic ?

Is relying on automated conversion of int to float acceptable?

I don't think so:

import std.stdio;

void main()
{
int i = 12345678;
float f = i;
writeln(f);
}

Andrea
```
Sep 08 2016