On Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:10:25 -0800 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce <email@example.com> wrote:
> I know it's a tough call. But I do see these sorts of comments regularly, and > it > is a fact that there are too many D libraries gone to seed that won't compile > anymore, and that makes us look bad. but D wins in overall. being one of the architects in my bussiness i was eagerly pushing D as our main development language. it's good that this thing (and some other too) happens before i succeeded. now we keep going with C++, as it fscks safety too, fscks principle of least astonishment, almost never fixes inconsistencies, but it has alot more libraries and i can hire alot more programmers with it. i'm still using D as a language for my hobbyst throw-away projects though, and D is great for such things. D wins, 'cause i *almost* stopped ranting (not only in this NG) and just accepting it as is. well, almost as is, i'm applying alot of patches over vanilla D. this, of course, makes my code incompatible with every other D compiler out here, but luckily this is not a concern anymore.
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