On Monday, 7 October 2013 at 19:34:11 UTC, Craig Dillabaugh wrote:
while I got a chuckle out of "D is what C++ wanted to be.", I
might omit this. Insulting C++ isn't likely a great way to
attract the C++ crowd, which is one of our major target
Quite the contrary, I can't really imagine many good C++
developers who don't insult this language on their own :) Its
problems are quite well-known and widely accepted.
Though saying that D already _is_ what C++ wanted to be is a bit
ambitious. Probably more appropriate is to say that it was one of
main motivations / design goals.